Simple Home-Based Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

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First received: May 28, 2008
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Last verified: May 2008
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  1. Simple home-based standing balance training and isometric knee extension exercise for 4 weeks would improve functional ability and knee muscle strength of patients with knee osteoarthritis.
  2. The outcome of standing balance training is different from isometric knee extension exercise.

Condition Intervention
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Behavioral: Standing balance exercise
Behavioral: Isometric knee extension exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Relationship of Knee Joint Osteoarthritis to Balance and Walking Ability.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Knee osteoarthritis outcome scores (KOOS) [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Knee muscle peak torque [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Aggregate functional performance time [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: G1
Standing balance and mini squat training
Behavioral: Standing balance exercise
Standing balance and mini squat exercise performed 30 times/day/side, 5 days/week, for 4 weeks.
Active Comparator: G2
Isometric knee extension exercise
Behavioral: Isometric knee extension exercise
Isometric knee extension exercise performed 10 repetitions/set, 3 sets/day, 5 days/week for 4 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical criteria for knee osteoarthritis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cardiovascular disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • osteoporosis
  • inability to walk for 15 meters
  • intra-articular injections
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00687726

Faculty of Health Science, Srinakharinwirot University
Ongkharak, Nakhonnayok, Thailand, 26120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Srinakharinwirot University
Principal Investigator: Kanda Chaipinyo, PT,PhD. Srinakharinwirot University
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Responsible Party: Kanda Chaipinyo, Faculty of Health Science, Srinakharinwirot University Identifier: NCT00687726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 056/2547
Study First Received: May 28, 2008
Last Updated: May 28, 2008
Health Authority: Thailand: Ministry of Public Health

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
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