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Research Study: health behavior and wellness outcomes with wheelchair use

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Type of MS: PPMS|PRMS|RRMS|SPMS
Treatment mode of action: n/a
Number of Subjects: 500
Medication: n/a
Location: Alabama|Alaska|Arizona|Arkansas|California|Colorado|Connecticut|Delaware|Florida|Georgia|Hawaii|Idaho|Illinois|Indiana|Iowa|Kansas|Kentucky|Louisiana|Maine|Maryland|Massachusetts|Michigan|Minnesota|Mississippi|Missouri|Montana|Nebraska|Nevada|New Hampshire|New Jersey|New Mexico|New York|North Carolina|North Dakota|Ohio|Oklahoma|Oregon|Pennsylvania|Rhode Island|South Carolina|South Dakota|Tennessee|Texas|Utah|Vermont|Virginia|Washington|West Virginia|Wisconsin|Wyoming
Institutions: University of Alabama at Birmingham    
  Contact Information
Stephanie Silveira, enrl@uabmc.edu
205-975-1306

Funding:

The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

Description

Very little is known about health behaviors and the impact on symptoms in adults with MS who use wheelchairs. The Exercise Neuroscience Research Laboratory at the University of Alabama, Birmingham invites you to participate in a voluntary study of health behaviors in adults with multiple sclerosis who use wheelchairs.

You will be sent an activity monitor to wear for a period of 7 days and links to questionnaires to complete over the 7 days. Participants will be compensated

Eligibility
  • Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis 
  • Use of a wheelchair ≥50% of the day
  • Willingness to complete questionnaires, wear the accelerometer, and return it in a pre-paid envelope via the U.S. Postal Service
  • Internet Access

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