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.
By Prof Stephen Lord Falls are a major problem in the senior community with 1 in 3 people aged 65+ falling at least once a year and this risk increases as they age. This rate almost doubles for seniors living with Parkinson’s disease and cognitive impairment (60%), making falls the leading cause of injury-related disability and death in this age […]