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Virtual Reality in Motor Performance and Quality of Life in Patients With Parkinson's Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01120392
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 11, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 7, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ailton de Souza Melo, Federal University of Bahia

Brief Summary:
Treatment with Nintendo wii is higher to physical therapy conventional in the quality of life and motor performance in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Parkinson Disease Other: treatment with Nintendo wii. Other: Physical therapy conventional. Phase 2 Phase 3

Detailed Description:
The aim of this study is to assess if the treatment of rehabilitation with Nintendo wii is higher to the conventional in the quality of life and motor performance in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Virtual Reality in Motor Performance and Quality of Life in Patients With Parkinson's Disease
Study Start Date : May 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Treatment group - Nintendo wii. Other: treatment with Nintendo wii.
Participants Will receive treatment with Nintendo Wii over one months. These Patients Will Be subjected to mobilization of stem and stretching. Then Will Be Submitted to Nintendo wii games. Will Be Submitted This group three times a week to a treatment protocol with boxing exercises with wii sports and wii fit

Active Comparator: conventional - Physical Therapy Other: Physical therapy conventional.
Conventional exercises used with the same goals for the group with wii




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life [ Time Frame: 4 weeks (Baseline and after four weeks) ]
    Parkinson's disease questionnaire (PDQ-39)

  2. Motor performance [ Time Frame: 4 weeks (Baseline and after four weeks) ]
    the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS.)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
  • Both the sex with age between 50 and 80 years
  • To be in it I serve as apprentice of 1 the 3,0 in the scale of Hoehn Yahr

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Poorly controlled arterial hypertension
  • Poorly controlled Cardiopathy

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Locations
Brazil
Ambulatorio Magalhães Neto
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of Bahia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ailton Melo, PhD UFBA- DINEP

Responsible Party: Ailton de Souza Melo, PhD, Federal University of Bahia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01120392     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DNEP
First Posted: May 11, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 7, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Ailton de Souza Melo, Federal University of Bahia:
Parkinson's disease
Physical therapy
Virtual Reality
Quality of life
Motor performance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases