Protein for Stroke

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Baltimore VA Medical Center VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD, Baltimore, MDStrokeProtein - Other
30 - 85
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the effects of resistive training with or without protein supplementation in people who have suffered a stroke.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Measured at baseline and after the 3 month intervention

Month 3
Change in functional mobility (6 min walk distance)
Change in muscle strength
Change in myostatin messenger RNA (mRNA) level
Change in thigh muscle area

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Resistive Training + Protein
1 of 2
Resistive Training
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

150 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Protein · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Resistive Training + Protein
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Protein · Intervention Types: Other
Resistive Training
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Placebo · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: measured at baseline and after the 3 month intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

Baltimore VA Medical CenterFED
27 Previous Clinical Trials
2,364 Total Patients Enrolled
5 Trials studying Stroke
702 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,494 Previous Clinical Trials
2,724,164 Total Patients Enrolled
80 Trials studying Stroke
3,995 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
Alice S. Ryan, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorBaltimore VA Medical Center VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD
6 Previous Clinical Trials
565 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Stroke
98 Patients Enrolled for Stroke

Eligibility Criteria

Age 30 - 85 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You had a stroke more than 3 months ago.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum enrollment capacity for this trial?

"Affirmative. hosts information verifying this medical trial's present recruitment status, which began on August 24th 2015 and was last updated June 16th 2022. The research seeks to enlist 150 individuals at 1 study site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is there an opportunity for me to participate in this medical experiment?

"This medical experiment is recruiting 150 stroke victims aged between 30 and 85. To be eligible, applicants must have the capacity to travel 10 metres without outside assistance." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Does this trial include elderly participants greater than eighty years old?

"The age requirement for this clinical trial necessitates that participants are over 30 and under 85 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are patients currently accepted into this research study?

"Affirmative, the information on demonstrates that this medical experiment is currently recruiting individuals. It was initially posted on August 24th 2015 and its latest update occurred June 16th 2022. The study requires 150 participants from a single site to be enrolled." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.