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Assessing and Improving Balance Using Platform Perturbations

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2010 by Kessler Foundation.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01207362
First Posted: September 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 22, 2010
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Information provided by:
Kessler Foundation
September 21, 2010
September 22, 2010
September 22, 2010
August 2009
August 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Improvement in static sway [ Time Frame: 20 days ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
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Assessing and Improving Balance Using Platform Perturbations
Assessing and Improving Balance Using Platform Perturbations
The purpose of this study is to compare current standing balance assessment methods to a new method that measures weight shift during small movements of a sliding platform. It will also be used to determine if balance improves with repeated exposure as part of a 4-week training program.
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Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Probability Sample
Healthy adults
Balance
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  • Young adult
  • Older adult
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Unknown status
4
December 2010
August 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy no balance deficits age 20-35 or 50-65

Exclusion Criteria:

  • moderate to severe arthritis
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT01207362
R-648-09
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Kevin Terry, PI, Kessler Foundation Research Center
Kessler Foundation
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Kessler Foundation
September 2010