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Comparison of Short- and Long-time Action Observation Training on Upper Limb Function in Children With Cerebral Palsy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03201237
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 28, 2017
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Do hyun Kim, Inje University

Brief Summary:
To compared short- and long-time action observation training (AOT) in terms of grip strength, the Jebsen Taylor Hand Function Test (JTHF), the Quality of Upper Extremities Skills Test (QUEST), and the ABILHAND-Kids test.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Other: Action observation training Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Main Researcher for Action Observation Training (AOT)
Actual Study Start Date : June 1, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 15, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : June 15, 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 30 min AOT Other: Action observation training
Each child observed a task video and then performed a task

Placebo Comparator: 60 min AOT Other: Action observation training
Each child observed a task video and then performed a task




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change of grip strength [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Power of hand grip



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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ages between 6 and 15 years
  • confirmed diagnosis of spastic CP
  • below grade 2 on the modified Ashworth scale
  • between grade 4 and 8 on the house functional classification system
  • ability to understand the assessor's instructions.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe spasticity in UL (MAS>2)
  • orthopedic surgery in the UL within 6 months
  • absence of sensory

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03201237


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Inje University
Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, Republic of, 621-749
Sponsors and Collaborators
Inje University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Do H Kim, MS Inje University

Responsible Party: Do hyun Kim, Principal Investigator for AOT, Inje University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03201237     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: InjeU3
First Posted: June 28, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

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

Keywords provided by Do hyun Kim, Inje University:
Cerebral palsy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Palsy
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases