Performance and Nutrition Program for Athletes in Adaptive Sports

Overview

About this study

Researchers are trying to evaluate and recommend sustainable and effective health and wellness programs for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and other physical disabilities.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

Group1 (Group with spinal cord injury):

  • Participants with traumatic or non-traumatic spinal cord injury
  • Able to perform progressive exercise program
  • Willingness to participate in study

Group 2 (Able-bodied group):

  • Functional upper extremity range of motion
  • Able to perform progressive exercise program
  • Willingness to participate in study

Group3 (Other physical disability group):

  • Participants with a physical disability other than spinal cord injury
  • Able to perform progressive exercise program
  • Willingness to participate in study

Exclusion Criteria:

All groups:

• Any documented or reported health condition that would be contraindicated to a progressive exercise program

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Meegan Van Straaten, P.T.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Kristin Zhao Ph.D.

(507)284-8942

Zhao.Kristin@mayo.edu

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