Impact of Dance Therapy on Parkinson's Disease
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01428648|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Recruitment slow)
First Posted : September 5, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Parkinson's Disease||Behavioral: Ballroom Dancing Classes||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Impact of Dance Therapy on Parkinson's Disease|
|Study Start Date :||August 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2013|
Active Comparator: intervention
group of patients receiving ballroom dancing classes
Behavioral: Ballroom Dancing Classes
bi-weekly, 12-Week ballroom dance classes
No Intervention: control
group of patients who will not receive dancing classes.
- Effect of ballroom dancing classes on motor function in patients with Parkinson's disease. [ Time Frame: 3 and 5 months ]The improvement in participant's motor function will be measured by the UPRS III score. The aim is to detect an 18-20% difference in UPDRS III scores among the two groups.
- Effect of ballroom dancing classes on depression in patients with Parkinson's disease. [ Time Frame: 3 and 5 months ]The improvement in participant's depression will be measured by the Hamilton Depression Scale.
- Effect of ballroom dancing classes on quality of life of patients with Parkinson's disease. [ Time Frame: 3 and 5 months ]The improvement in participant's quality of life will be measured by the Parkinson's Disease-39 questionnaire PDQ-39 scale.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01428648
|United States, Arkansas|
|University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences|
|Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205|
|Principal Investigator:||Nancy Maalouf, MD||University of Arkansas|