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Analysis Of Equilibrium And Motor Coordination Of Deaf Children's Pre And Post Intervention Physiotherapeutic

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01352364
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 30, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of the Sinos Valley

Brief Summary:
This study aimed to assess and reassess the balance and motor skills of deaf children, passed six weeks of intervention and to verify whether a program of physical therapy intervention can match or improve motor skills. This study was quasi-experimental before and after, with 10 children from a school in Caxias do Sul / RS. Motor skills were evaluated using pre and post test KTK Coordination Body, and the activities were held once a week for six weeks in sessions of forty minutes. It was used for statistical analysis the Student t test dependent and independent (p ≤ 0.05).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Motor Skills in Deaf Children Deafness Other: physiotherapy intervention Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Analysis Of Equilibrium And Motor Coordination Of Deaf Children's Pre And Post Intervention Physiotherapeutic
Study Start Date : July 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: deaf children Other: physiotherapy intervention
a program of physical therapy intervention can match or improve motor skills in the deaf children




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Balance [ Time Frame: two months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. motor coordination [ Time Frame: two months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 7 to 10 years of age.
  • hearing disorders proven by presenting specific examination of Auditory Evoked Potential and Examination of the brainstem (Brainstem Evoked Response - Bera).
  • consent of parents / guardians of children to participate in the study by signing Term of Informed Consent (IC).

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
Brazil
Municipal School For Elementary School Helen Keller
Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of the Sinos Valley
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Fernanda Rombaldi Bernardi, Physiotherapist University of the Sinos Valley

Responsible Party: Klaus Loges, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01352364     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: I01
First Posted: May 11, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2011
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by University of the Sinos Valley:
Physiotherapy.
Deafness.
Postural balance.
Motor skills.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Deafness
Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms