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Volunteer as a RoBaCO

Research Participant

To be considered for the study, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Male or Female between 18-60 years of age

  • Must have a chronic motor complete spinal cord injury

  • Be at least 2 years post injury

  • Have access to a telephone and can attend study visits

What does the study involve?

  • Research site visit every 3 months for 1 year and monthly telephone calls

  • Tests:

    • Medical History​

    • Physical Exam

    • Blood and Urine samples to assess bone health

    • Bone Density Tests (DXA and pQCT)

    • Arterial Stiffness (PWV)

    • Body Composition (muscle mass, fat mass)

    • Health and Safety Assessments (eg. pregnancy status)

Participation in this research study is entirely voluntary

If you decide to participate in the study, all information you provide will be confidential. Your name will not appear on any forms. You can stop participating at any time without having to give a reason. 

Participants will receive honorarium funding to cover travel expenses related to participating in the study.

Please feel welcome to learn more about the RoBaCO trial here or copy and paste the following link to your browser:

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in participating in the study, send us an email!

 You can contact us at:  

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