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.
If you have any questions, or if you are interested in participating, please contact Lauriane Jugé on 02-9399-1872 or via email:email@example.com
A new study by Prof Rob Herbert and his team is investigating muscle contracture in children with cerebral palsy. Contracture is a stiffening of muscles, even when the muscle is passive. It is not yet known whether contracture is a result of changes in the muscle, changes in the associated tendon, or a combination of both. Around 53 per cent […]