Thursday, July 21, 2016

Hand Cycle Research Study

Attention individuals with spinal cord injury...
The University of South Carolina School of Medicine, in partnership with Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital, is seeking volunteers to participate in a research study. This research is studying the effects of hand-cycling exercise on overall fitness, heart health, and quality of life in individuals with spinal cord injuries.

This research study will take approximately 10 weeks to complete. All participants will receive a $50 Visa gift card at the completion of the study. Participants will be randomized to either a virtual reality exercise group or a daily living group.

If you or someone you know is interested in participating, please contact 
Ryan Smith at (864) 735-0671 or email

•    Ages 18 and older
•    Have had an SCI for longer than 1 year
•    No previous problems with heart, lungs, or brain
•    Partcipate in physical activity less than 2 days a week


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