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Study Details

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Reactive Balance

(IRB#: IRB_00147689)

A Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) may result in balance difficulties. Research is needed to learn more about how probing the brain and spinal pathways improve a persons reactive balance after an mTBI.


  • All genders
  • Over 18 years old
  • Healthy Volunteers
  •   In Person
  • Unpaid

Who can participate?

 Gender: All genders

  Age: Over 18 years old

  Volunteers: Healthy Volunteers

   Location: In Person

Inclusion Criteria

  • All Participants: All genders ages 18-50
  • All Participants: In-person at the University of Utah
  • mTBI Participants: Experienced an mTBI more than 3 weeks and less than 3 years
  • mTBI Participants: Diagnosis of mTBI by a physician with ongoing balance-related symptoms
  • Control Group Participants: No history of a brain injury in the past year

Exclusion Criteria

  • Have had or currently have other health conditions that could cause balance difficulties
  • Active substance abuse
  • Pregnancy
  • Head (e.g. active brain implants, aneurysm clips),  or cochlear implants.
  • History of seizures

Will I be paid for my time?


For more information contact:

Amanda Morris


IRB#: IRB_00147689

PI: Amanda Morris


Approval Date: 2022-03-30 06:00:00

Study Categories: Bone and Muscle Studies, Brain Health Studies

Last Updated: 6/8/23