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Title: Research on Joints and Movement in Children

PI: Mary J. Ward, PhD

Institution: WCMC

IRB #: 0912010804

IRB Exp: 01/31/2013

Study Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of body mass on your children’s walking, joint alignment, Vitamin D levels in the blood, and health of the cartilage.

Involvement: Blood draw, Walking test, Physical exam

Age: 13-16 years

Eligibility: Overweight and normal weight teens

Commitment: 1 visit

Compensation: Up to $25

Contact: Darwin Bernardez at 646-962-8313 or

Sponsor(s): Internal