Endurance Training in Young Persons With Cerebral Palsy; Evaluation of Training Method and Effect
The hypotheses of the study are that children / youth with CP will by possibly use of technical aids be able to perform high intensity endurance training by walking / running on a treadmill, and that this training will improve their health by increased aerobic capacity and quality of life.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Enthusiasm - Sweat - Satisfaction! In Youngster With CP|
- Aerobic capacity [ Time Frame: Sept. 2009 - april 2010 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Quality of life [ Time Frame: Sept. 2009 - April 2010 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||September 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|No Intervention: Normal daily activity||
Other: Endurance training intervention
High intensive interval training of walking / running on treadmill for 1 1/2 - 4 minute,repeated minimum 4 times, at an intensity equalling at least 80% of maximal heart frequency. Performed 2-5 times per week for 4-8 weeks, totally 24 sessions.