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Exercise Study News Item: Recruiting for an Exercise and Strengthening Study in SMA Type III

Are you between the ages of 8 and 50 and diagnosed with SMA Type III?

Are you interested in exercise and the effect it has on your body?

The Columbia University SMA Clinical Research Center is conducting an 18 month trial of the effects of cardiovascular and strengthening exercise on individuals with SMA Type III.

Participants will be asked to complete a training regimen and attend visits at the Columbia SMA Center every 3 months. Visits will include a physical exam, questionnaires, motor function and exercise capacity tests.

Please contact Megan Montgomery, Research Coordinator, at 212-305-1336 or email mm3296@columbia.edu if you are interested in participating.