How does the elasticity of children’s bodies change as they grow? We need your help to study this using a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique called magnetic resonance elastography (MRE).
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Healthy kids and adolescents between 5 and 18 years of age who can have an MRI scan.
WHY PARTICIPATE? This research will help us to better understand how the soft tissues of the human body change during childhood and adolescence. This information is needed for many reasons, some of which include:
All participants will be reimbursed $50 to cover their travel costs and time associated with participating in the study.
Typically we pay little attention to the sense that our limbs are a part of our body and that we have control over them. These mind-body connections are essential for moving and interacting with our surrounds. We first learn self-awareness and to distinguish self from other when we make exploratory movements as infants. The sense of self continues to stabilise […]