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Body Composition in Infants and Children

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute Identifier:
First received: June 15, 2009
Last updated: February 10, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
This study will test a new method for measuring body fat and muscle in infants and children: QMR.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of a Body Composition Method for Infants and Children

Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body Composition [ Time Frame: one-time visit ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
two urine samples are collected during the study visit

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy children weighing between 0 and 110 pounds

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy child
  • weighing between 0 and 110 pounds

Exclusion Criteria:

  • child has condition that may affect growth or bone development
  • child has chronic disease
  • child has disorder of carbohydrate metabolism
  • child takes medication that could affect bone density
  • child has any type of nonremovable metal
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00921817

United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Aline Andres, PhD University of Arkansas
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Aline Andres, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT00921817     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 109498
Study First Received: June 15, 2009
Last Updated: February 10, 2010

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
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