Effects of Axle Positions on Wheelchair Skills in Manual Wheelchair Users

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Capital District Health Authority, Canada
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00949143
First received: July 28, 2009
Last updated: March 25, 2011
Last verified: March 2011

July 28, 2009
March 25, 2011
May 2009
February 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Wheelchair skills test [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Effects of Axle Positions on Wheelchair Skills in Manual Wheelchair Users
Effects of Axle Positions on Wheelchair Skills in Manual Wheelchair Users

The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of altering the wheelchair set-up on mobility and safety by changing the rear-axle position on a manual wheelchair.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Physical Disability
  • Other: rear axle position
    Wheelchair axle position located as far towards the rear of the wheelchair as possible.
  • Other: forward axle position
    Wheelchair will have the axle at least 5cm farther forward than the most rear axle position.
  • Experimental: forward position
    Intervention: Other: forward axle position
  • Experimental: rear position
    Intervention: Other: rear axle position
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Completed
15
February 2011
February 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • manual wheelchair users
  • minimum of 17 years of age
  • at least one week experience in a manual wheelchair, for at least an hour a day
  • alert
  • able to answer questions
  • able to fit in the testing wheelchairs
  • permission to participate from the attending physician

Exclusion Criteria:

  • significant visual impairments
  • unstable medical conditions (e.g., angina)
  • emotional/psychological problems that may make testing unpleasant
Both
17 Years and older
No
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Canada
 
NCT00949143
CDHA-RS-2009-182
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Dr. R. Lee Kirby, Capital District Health Authority
Capital District Health Authority, Canada
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Principal Investigator: Lee Kirby, MD FRCPC CDHA
Capital District Health Authority, Canada
March 2011

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