Pilot Study of AdvanStep in Improving Balance in at Risk Elderly (AdvanStep)
|The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01059253|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (equipment not functional)
First Posted : January 29, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Impaired Balance in Elderly||Other: AdvanStep training program - Turtle Pop||Phase 1 Phase 2|
- Feasibility study, assessing usability of the system and receiving feedback from the volunteers.
- Structured treatment sessions twice per week after an initial assessment of balance and mobility on standardized tests.
- Reassessment of balance and mobility after completion of 15 treatment sessions.
- Treatment sessions will be supervised by physical therapists.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Feasibility and Pilot Study of AdvanStep in Improving Balance in Elderly at Risk for Falls|
|Study Start Date :||September 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2011|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2011|
15 training sessions
Other: AdvanStep training program - Turtle Pop
Balance / mobility exercise program using the AdvanStep in a virtual reality context
- Performance on 4 square step test, Balance Evaluation Systems Test, 25 second unilateral stand test [ Time Frame: On completion of treatment ]
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): NCT01059253
|Sheba Medical Center|
|Ramat Gan, Israel|
|Principal Investigator:||Harold Weingarden, M.D.||Sheba Medical Center|