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Obesity and Initiation of Osteoarthritis

This study is currently Recruiting

October 2011 By Department of Veterans Affairs

First Recieved on March 5, 2009

Last Updated on October 19, 2011

Sponsor: Department of Veterans Affairs
Information provided by: Department of Veterans Affairs
Identifier: NCT00856739


Healthy adults aged 20-60 of varying weights will participate in this minimally invasive study. There is one 4-hour appointment for which subjects are paid $120. The tests involve: 1 tube blood draw, 1 gait test (motion capture) and 1 MR of both knees.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community


Ages Eligible for Study:20 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion Criteria: - Healthy Adults aged 20-60 who have no history of LE surgery - Healthy adults able to walk 30 minutes - Healthy adults able to have MR Exclusion Criteria: - Adults who have had LE surgery - Adults cannot walk 30 minutes - Adults who cannot tolerate MR - Adults with osteoarthritis


  • Investigator: Thomas P. Andriacchi, PhD - Principal Investigator - VA Palo Alto Health Care System


  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System

    Palo Alto, California 94304-1290 United States

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