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Analysis of the Biomechanics of Walking

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02547285
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 11, 2015
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint Etienne

Brief Summary:

The proportion of people aged 60 and over in the French population has increased from 18% in 1970 to over 22% in 2010.

One major problem in the elderly is falling. About half of these falls cause a minor injury and between 5% and 25% will cause a more serious injury such as a fracture or a sprain (Alexander et al., 1992; Nevitt et al., 1991).

It therefore seems essential to study the locomotion of seniors to limit the maximum risk of falling into a public health measure.

Two factors may be involved:

  1. The first corresponds to factors related to natural aging topics
  2. The second is the environment that is a real problem for seniors (Rolling showers, presence of works ....) And especially the port of inappropriate footwear.

Indeed, most of the elderly, institutionalized or not, do not wear proper shoes. It is this parameter that will be highlighted in our study.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Elderly People Falls Other: Shoes characteristics

Detailed Description:
The subjects will test different characteristics on the same shoe. A single parameter vary for each condition (Different insole, heel height, stem length ...) For each condition, analysis of locomotion on treadmill ADAL be performed as well as tests on postural balance platform. Kinematic measurements, accelerometer and postural will be performed for each subject.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 120 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of the Biomechanics of Walking in the Senior Under the Terms of Footwear
Study Start Date : February 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2014

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Shoes characteristics in elderly people
The subjects will test different characteristics on the same shoe. A single parameter vary for each test (Different insole, heel height, stem length ...)
Other: Shoes characteristics
A single parameter of shoe vary for each test (Different insole, heel height, stem length ...)




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Best stability shoe [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

    The pair of shoe that will provide the best comfort and driving stability defined by (composite measure) :

    • the largest step
    • and the small time single support
    • and the lowest medial-lateral force to ADAL carpet
    • and the smallest ellipse surface



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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Elderly people
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Topic of footwear for women 37-38-39 and 41-42-43 for men

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence major pathology, fracture or surgery, at the musculoskeletal system, under 3 years
  • Presence of prosthesis in the lower limb (hip, knee, ankle)
  • Presence of hallux valgus or pronounced toe claw,
  • Diabetes,
  • Presence of osteoarthritis in the lower limbs
  • Presence of medication or other problems affecting the balance of subjects.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02547285


Locations
France
CHU de SAINT-ETIENNE
Saint-etienne, France, 42000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint Etienne
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Roger OUILLON, MD CHU de SAINT-ETIENNE

Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint Etienne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02547285     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1208136
2012-A01193-40 ( Other Identifier: ANSM )
First Posted: September 11, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2015
Last Verified: September 2015

Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint Etienne:
biomechanics of walking
footwear