People with SCI Wanted for Rowing-Based Exercise Study

5/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

If you are between the ages of 18 and 40, have become spinal cord injured within the last three to twelve months, and have some arm strength, you may be eligible for a new exercise-focused research study, based at Spaulding Hospital Cambridge. 

We want to know if electrically-stimulated rowing can improve heart health more than arms only rowing or no exercise in individuals with a recent C5-T12 spinal cord injury.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Glen Picard at:

  gpicard@partners.org or 617-758-5500

 

Kevin O’Connor MD, Medical Director for Spinal Cord Injury

Leslie Morse, DO, Program Director, Spaulding Harvard SCI Model System

J. Andrew Taylor, PhD, Cardiovascular Research Laboratory



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