A photograph of two participants in the Bedrest Study

    Pre and Post Bed Rest




    Note: These are sample schedules and could be altered per campaign to accommodate PI testing.

    Test
    Pre Bed Rest Schedule    
      Number of    
      Tests    
    Post Bed Rest Schedule    
      Number of    
      Tests    
    Neurocognitive Assessment (WINSCAT)
    6
    2
    Bone Densitometry (pre/post measures in triplicate)
    1
    1
    pQCT
    1
    1
    Clinical Laboratory Assessment (includes urinalysis)
    1
    1
    Physical Fitness Evaluation: Funct. Fitness
    2
    2
    Physical Fitness Evaluation: Isokinetic
    2
    2
    Physical Fitness Evaluation: Cycle Ergo.
    2
    2
    Clinical Nutritional Assessment (includes 48-hr V x V urine collection)
    2
    2
    Functional Neurological Assessment
    2
    5
    Plasma volume (blood)
    2
    2
    Vascular Function
    1
    2
    Cardiac Function (ECHO)
    1
    3
    Neuroendocrine & Cardiovascular Response to Tilt (blood)
    1
    2
    Stress Measures (Saliva, Urine)
    2
    2
    Immunocompetence (blood)
    2
    2
    Latent Virus Reactivation (blood)
    2
    2
    Urine Collection
    2
    2
    Saliva Collection
    5
    7
    Lactulose/Acetaminophen Test
    1
    1
    Urine Collection: 24-hr V x V
    1
    1
    Functional Mobility Test
    2
    4
    Function Stretch Reflex
    3
    3
    24-hr Urine Collection--Archive (2x10 ml aliquots)
    11
    13


    Post bed rest testing after subject has left study:

    1. BR+ 30 days - Cardio Function Test (Echo)
    2. BR+ 6 months - Standard Measures Bone DXA and TMS session (Roberts)
    3. BR+ 1 year - Standard Measures Bone DXA