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What is the most accurate method to assess body composition for evaluating overweight/obesity in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI)?
Last Updated: 2014-12-11
What impact does obesity have on physical function and psychosocial health (e.g. quality of life) in adults, adolescents and children with spinal cord injury (SCI)?
Do individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI) have an increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)/cardiometabolic risk? If so, what strategies can prevent or manage cardiometabolic risk factors in adults and children with SCI?
What metabolic changes occur (i.e. energy expenditure, nitrogen balance) after spinal cord injury (SCI)? Is there a difference in the acute versus rehabilitation phase?
What is the effectiveness of dietary (e.g. fibre, fluid) and physical (e.g. abdominal massage, transanal irrigation) management strategies for neurogenic bowel as a result of spinal cord injury (SCI)?
In individuals with spinal cord injuries, does the presence of a pressure injury alter calorie and protein requirements?
Last Updated: 2017-11-27
Spinal Cord Injury Practice Guidance Toolkit
Last Updated: 2018-01-02