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Muscle Strength, Physical Work Capacity and Functional Performance in Individuals With Down Syndrome

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00643552
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 26, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 26, 2008
Information provided by:
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University

Brief Summary:
This project will evaluate muscle strength and its relationship to everyday function in individuals with Down Syndrome.

Condition or disease
Down Syndrome

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 18 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Muscle Strength, Physical Work Capacity and Functional Performance in Individuals With Down Syndrome

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MedlinePlus related topics: Down Syndrome

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
community sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Down Syndrome
  • Mild or moderate mental retardation
  • Able to tolerate exercise testing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled cardiovascular disease
  • orthopedic limitations to exercise

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Responsible Party: Lori Ploutz-Snyder, Syracuse University Identifier: NCT00643552     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4973
First Posted: March 26, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008
Keywords provided by State University of New York - Upstate Medical University:
Muscle Strength
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Down Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Abnormalities, Multiple
Congenital Abnormalities
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn