The Effects of Functional Action-Observation Training on Gait Ability in Patients With Chronic Stroke

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Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 14, 2017
Last Update Posted : June 14, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Do hyun Kim, Inje University

Brief Summary:
This study aimed to examine the effects of functional action observation training on gait ability in chronic stroke patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Stroke Other: Functional action observation training Other: General action observation training Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Main Researcher for the Effects of Functional Action-observation Training on Gait Ability
Estimated Study Start Date : June 15, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 30, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 30, 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Functional action observation training Other: Functional action observation training
the Four Square Step Test (FSST) performance video for enhancing the dynamic balance and the video including participants' daily activities to increase the gait ability such as walking in a corridor, walking around the hospital, walking to the therapy room, coming out of the ward after opening and closing the door of it, coming in and out of toilet, shifting their blue plate. and bringing something from a refrigerator were produced and watched.

General action observation training group Other: General action observation training
step 1, looking at the front, while walking comfortably; step 2, looking left and right, while walking; step 3, looking up and down, while walking; step 4, looking at the front, left and right, up and down while walking. After 15 minutes of watching the video, the exercise program with a therapist was conducted to increase the gait ability, for 15 minutes.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. temporal gait variables [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    gait velocity

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. diagnosis with stroke through computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging, more than six months ago.
  2. determination not to have cognitive disability, based on the score(>24 point) of mini mental state examination-Korea version.
  3. determination not to have visual abnormalities including the unilateral neglect through the motor-free visual perception test(MVPT)
  4. ability to independently gait longer than 10m in the room and to keep standing up without help.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. surgery in the last three months
  2. participating any other research

Responsible Party: Do hyun Kim, primary researcher, Inje University Identifier: NCT03184675     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: InjeU 2
First Posted: June 14, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 14, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases