Senior Falls Prevention Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00126152|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 2, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 2, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Falls Among Older Adults||Behavioral: Exercise, education and medical management|
This study will measure differences in the incidence of falls and fall risk factors among subjects assigned to an intervention group and a control group. Subjects in the intervention group will receive a multi-faceted intervention based on best practices. Subjects in the control group will receive written fall prevention education materials. Fall monitoring will be conducted for subjects in both groups.
Specific components of the intervention will include:
- an individual fall risk assessment;
- exercise with balance and strength training;
- education on how to reduce falls and fall risk factors; and
- recommendations for medical care management of identified fall risk factors.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||453 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Official Title:||Targeted Injury Prevention Program: Preventing Falls Among Older Adults|
|Study Start Date :||September 2003|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 2005|
- Change in the incidence of falls, reported once a month over a one year follow-up period.
- Changes in lower body strength, balance and mobility measured at baseline and repeated at the end of a one year follow-up period.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00126152
|United States, Washington|
|Spokane Regional Health District|
|Spokane, Washington, United States, 99201|
|Northwest Orthopaedic Institute|
|Tacoma, Washington, United States, 98401|
|Principal Investigator:||Mary K LeMier, MPH||Washingon State Department of Health, Injury & Violence Prevention Program|
|Principal Investigator:||Ilene F Silver, MPH||Washington State Department of Health, Injury & Violence Prevention Program|