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Supported Treadmill Ambulation Training After Spinal Cord Injury

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00013338
First Posted: March 16, 2001
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
  Purpose
This is a randomized, controlled trial to compare supported treadmill ambulation training (STAT) to conventional gait training for improving gait speed, gait endurance, gait efficiency and muscle function in SCI subjects injured more than six months prior to start of training. Each subject will receive twelve weeks of either CGT or STAT, given as 20 minutes of training within a one-hour period per day, five days per week. These subjects will be studied baseline, 4,8 and 12 weeks of training, and three months after the end of training with a battery of tests designed to evaluate the subjects' gait and muscle function.

Condition Intervention Phase
Spinal Cord Injury Procedure: Ambulation Training Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Supported Treadmill Ambulation Training After Spinal Cord Injury

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2000
Study Completion Date: December 2002
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Spinal cord injury
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00013338


Locations
United States, Texas
VAMC, Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigators
OverallOfficial: John Fryer, Ph.D. Asst. Director Program Analysis and Review Section (PARS), Department of Veterans Affairs, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
OverallOfficial: Nancy Rocheleau, Program Analyst Program Analysis and Review Section (PARS), Department of Veterans Affairs, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00013338     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B2142R
First Submitted: March 14, 2001
First Posted: March 16, 2001
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: January 2001

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Spinal cord injury, ambulation, treadmill

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System