The Effects of an Acute High-intensity Exercise on Heart and Brain Function in People With Spinal Cord Injury

Rehabilitation
General health
Online since 1 March 2024, updated 38 days ago

About this trial

The heart and brain are regulated by the autonomic nervous system. Control of these organs can be disrupted in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). This may affect their ability to regulate blood pre...

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 70 years
Injury level
C1 - T6
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 6 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Non-traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    Yes
    C1-T6
    Additionally, participants must
    NOT be color blind
    NOT have diabetes
    NOT have a moderate-severe traumatic brain injury

    What’s involved

    Type

    Observational

    Details

    This study will be a cohort control study involving two groups: individuals with SCI, whose level of injury is at the 6th thoracic vertebra or above, and age- and sex-matched controls. Eligible participants will be asked to visit the Laboratory located at 115 Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo South Campus, twice. The first visit takes up to 3 hours, and the second visit takes up to 5 hours.

    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
    • 14 Feb 2024
    • Organisation
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 14 Feb 2024
    • Organisation
    • State University of New York at Buffalo

    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