Sleep Apnea in Paralympic Ontario-Resident aThletes With Spinal Cord Injury (SPORTS) Study

Technology
General health
Online since 19 February 2024, updated 149 days ago

About this trial

This single arm clinical trial will assess whether continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in the management of moderate-to-severe sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBDs) among para-athle...

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
C1 - T12
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 6 months
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-T12

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    Untreated moderate-to-severe SRBDs are associated with an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, diabetes, and kidney problems. For para-athletes living with SCI, it can have a major negative impact on their performance when practicing and playing sports. CPAP therapy is the treatment of choice for moderate-to-severe SRBD (or sleep apnea) in accordance with current good medical practices. Therefore, the aim of the study is to determine whether CPAP therapy in para-athletes living with SCI who developed moderate-to-severe SRBDs is effective in improving memory, psychosocial implications, social and work participation, and performance in sports.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    General health

    Additional benefits

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 20 Feb 2024
    • Organisation
    • University Health Network, Toronto
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 20 Feb 2024
    • Organisation
    • University Health Network, Toronto

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more