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Arm Motion of Typically Developing Child

Motion Capture to Assess Function of Upper Extremities in Typically Developing Children


The study will use reflective markers that track movements to assess how children with no current injuries or health conditions can position and move their arms.

Who May Qualify?:


  • Ages 3-20
  • With no upper extremity injuries or health conditions that impact their range of motion.
Who Does Not Qualify:


  • Whose body habitus will interfere with marker placement or workspace data collection.
  • Who had upper extremity injuries or have other conditions that affect their upper extremity motion/function.
Interested in participating?
We are currently recruiting
Study Sponsor:

Shriner's Children's Hospital

Full IRB Study Title:
Motion Capture to Assess Function of Upper Extremity in Typically Developing Children
IRB Study ID:
If you are interested in this study or have questions about your child's eligibility, please contact:

Merry Tomcany

Lead Investigator
Stephanie Russo, MD, PhD

Pediatric Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon
Brachial Plexus Treatment ProgramPediatric Hand and Upper Extremity ClinicOrthopedicsUpper Extremity Motion Analysis Lab

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