6 Minute Push & 30 Second Sprint Tests Reliability & Relationship to Fitness, Participation, & Environmental Assessments

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 19, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 22, 2014
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mark S. Nash, Ph.D., FACSM, University of Miami

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess the relationship between physical fitness and wheelchair mobility capacity and 1) participation; 2) self-reported environments barriers; and 3) self-reported avoidance of environmental features.

Condition or disease
Spinal Cord Injury

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 56 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: 6 Minute Push and 30 Second Sprint Tests Reliability and Relationship to Fitness, Participation, and Environmental Assessments
Study Start Date : March 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2014

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 6 Minute Push Test [ Time Frame: Visit 3 and 4 ]
  2. 30 Second Sprint Test [ Time Frame: Visit 3 and 4 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Community sample of persons with spinal cord injury.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • at least 1 year post-injury
  • able to self-propel a manual wheelchair
  • spinal cord injury between C5 and T5

Exclusion Criteria:

  • spinal cord injury above C5 or below T5
  • spinal cord injury severity of AIS D
  • unstable angina or myocardial infarction within the past month
  • resting heart rate >120
  • systolic blood pressure >180 mm Hg, or diastolic blood pressure >100 mm HG

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01184742

United States, Florida
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Miami
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Principal Investigator: Mark S Nash, PhD University of Miami, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Responsible Party: Mark S. Nash, Ph.D., FACSM, Professor, University of Miami Identifier: NCT01184742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TMP-MN-001
First Posted: August 19, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2014
Last Verified: November 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries