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Mobility Optimization Through Velocity Exercise (MOVE)

This study has been completed.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Neil A Segal, University of Iowa Identifier:
First received: February 13, 2009
Last updated: May 2, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
Results First Received: July 2, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Knee Osteoarthritis
Interventions: Other: Gait Training
Other: Control

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups

Gait Training Arm

Gait Training: Gait training with a physical therapist 2/week for the first 3 months followed by 1/week for the following 3 months


Control Group

Control: There is no intervention associated with this arm of the study

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Gait   Control
STARTED   36 [1]   22 [2] 
Received Allocated Intervention   33   21 
3 Month Visit   29 [3]   19 [4] 
6 Month Visit   28 [5]   18 [6] 
12 Month Visit   24 [3]   18 [7] 
COMPLETED   24   18 
Withdrawal by Subject                9                2 
Death                1                0 
Protocol Violation                1                1 
Lost to Follow-up                0                1 
Physician Decision                1                0 
  • Received allocated intervention (n=33)
  • Did not receive allocated intervention (n=3)
  • Received allocated intervention (n=21)
  • Did not receive allocated intervention (n=1)
[3] Discontinued intervention (n=4)
  • Lost to follow-up (n=1)
  • Discontinued Intervention (n=1)
[5] Discontinued intervention (n=1)
[6] -Discontinued intervention (n=1)
[7] -Discontinued intervention (n=0)

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Population Description
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The objective of this study was to determine whether individualized gait training is more effective than usual care for reducing mobility disability and pain in individuals with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

Reporting Groups
Gait The gait participants were randomized and attended 24 biweekly 45-minute sessions directed by a physical therapist, which were composed of guided strategies to optimize knee movements during treadmill walking, using computerized motion analysis with visual biofeedback.
Control The control participants received their usual care for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) through their usual healthcare providers and were not asked to make changes to their lifestyle.Usual care for these subjects may have included a yearly visit with their physician, use of pain medications for knee symptoms, knee surgery, and/or physical therapy.
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Baseline Measures
    Gait   Control   Total
Overall Participants 
[units: participants]
 36   22   58 
[units: years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 69.1  (7.3)   69.6  (6.4)   69.3  (7.35) 
[units: participants]
Female   22   10   32 
Male   14   12   26 
Region of Enrollment 
[units: participants]
United States   36   22   58 

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Change in Basic Lower Limb Function (Late Life Function Index) Late Life Function and Disability Instrument   [ Time Frame: 0,3,6, and 12 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Change in Knee Osteoarthritis Injury and Outcome Scale (KOOS) Pain   [ Time Frame: 0,3,6 and 12 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Change in KOOS Symptoms   [ Time Frame: 0,3,6 and 12 months ]

4.  Secondary:   Change in Long Distance Corridor Walk (LDCW) Time, Secs   [ Time Frame: 0,3,6 and 12 months ]

5.  Secondary:   Change in Stair Climb Time, Secs   [ Time Frame: 0,3,6, and 12 months ]

6.  Secondary:   Change in Chair Stand Time   [ Time Frame: 0,3,6,and 12 months ]

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Neil Segal
Organization: University of Iowa
phone: 3193560737

Responsible Party: Neil A Segal, University of Iowa Identifier: NCT00844558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200807706
K23AG030945-01 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: February 13, 2009
Results First Received: July 2, 2015
Last Updated: May 2, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board