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Database Creation and Evaluation of Motor Function of Finger Tapping Measured by Magnetic Sensor System in Healthy Subjects

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01015573
First Posted: November 18, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2010
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Information provided by:
Hiroshima University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to create a database of quantified finger movements. Using the evaluation system with magnetic sensors, the movements of finger tapping are measured and assessed by various indices, such as finger tapping interval, maximum amplitude of finger taps, and so on. In this study, the investigators will accumulate the data from healthy subjects for the purpose of applying this evaluation system to diagnosis support of nervous diseases in the future.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Device: magnetic sensor system to measure the movements of finger tapping

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Further study details as provided by Hiroshima University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • movements of finger tapping [ Time Frame: 1 day for measurement ]

Enrollment: 375
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: healthy subjects Device: magnetic sensor system to measure the movements of finger tapping

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy
  • Informed consent signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Renal or hepatic dysfunction
  • Severe heart disease
  • Under medications for diabetes or hypertension
  • Medical history of nervous disease, mental disease, muscular disease, cervical spondylosis, and/or apoplexy
  • Feeling difficulty in daily movements
  • Taking medicines which possibly affect the motor function of finger tapping.
  • Implantation of pacemaker or DBS
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01015573


Locations
Japan
Hiroshima University
Hiroshima, Japan, 734-8551
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hiroshima University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Fumiko Higashikawa, Hiroshima University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01015573     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: eki-188
First Submitted: November 17, 2009
First Posted: November 18, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2010
Last Verified: April 2010