Body Awareness Therapy for People With Stroke
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01613339|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 7, 2012
Results First Posted : December 30, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 30, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Stroke||Other: Balance training using Body awareness therapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||46 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Body Awareness Therapy for People With Stroke|
|Study Start Date :||October 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2013|
|Experimental: Body awareness therapy||
Other: Balance training using Body awareness therapy
Once a week, 1 hour for 8 weeks.Body awareness training may be performed by physiotherapist. Exercises are performed in standing, sitting and lying. Exemple of exercies are weight-balancing in standing and relaxation exercises.
|No Intervention: Control|
- Bergs Balance Scale [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in Bergs balance scale at 9 weeks ]
Test of functional balance. Includes 14 items all graded 0-4 where 0 indicate larger impairment. Total score is used here, maximum 56 and minimum 0.
The Berg balance scale was developed for older patients but is a much used meausure of dynamic and static functional balance.
- Timed Up and Go Test [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in Timed Up and Go test at 9 weeks ]test of functional mobility. Time is taken in seconds. The participants sits on a chair with armrests are then asked to rise, walk 3 meters, turn and walk back and sit down.
- Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in Activities-specific Balance confidence scale at 9 weeks ]16 item questionnaire that investigates balance self-efficacy. Each items is a question; How secure are you that you will not fall when you...sweep the floor? The participant are asked to grade his/hers feeling of secutiry from 0, 10, 20 and so on up to 100. 0 is regarded low balance self-efficacy. The item responses are summed and divided by 16.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01613339
|Primary Health Care Centres|
|Principal Investigator:||Mialinn Arvidsson Lindvall, RPT, MSc||Family Medicine Research Centre, Örebro county council|
|Study Chair:||Anette Forsberg, PhD||Family Medicine Research Centre, Örebro county council|