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A Postural Study Comparing Sitting on the Floor Versus Sitting in a Chair While Playing Video Games.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Willam Brian Monroe, Glinn and Giordano Physical Therapy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01163955
First received: July 15, 2010
Last updated: October 25, 2011
Last verified: October 2011
Results First Received: June 2, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Condition: Scoliosis
Intervention: Other: Time to fatigue

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Random recruitment at a Best Buy store. Flip of a coin decided the sitting position for the test

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
Some children were excluded from the final results because they sat on their glut max and kneeled alternating throughout the test.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Sitting in a Chair 5 Minutes Sitting in a chair with back support and feet flat on the ground
Sitting on the Floor 5 Minutes Sitting on the floor without back support, crossed leg style

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Sitting in a Chair 5 Minutes   Sitting on the Floor 5 Minutes
STARTED   26   30 
COMPLETED   26   26 
NOT COMPLETED   0   4 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Sitting in a Chair 5 Minutes Sitting in a chair with back support and feet flat on the ground
Sitting on the Floor 5 Minutes Sitting on the floor without back support, crossed leg style
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Sitting in a Chair 5 Minutes   Sitting on the Floor 5 Minutes   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 26   30   56 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
     
<=18 years   26   30   56 
Between 18 and 65 years   0   0   0 
>=65 years   0   0   0 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 8.7  (2.5)   8.8  (2.5)   8.8  (2.5) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   7   7   14 
Male   19   23   42 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   26   30   56 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Posture Control of Head Position, Shoulder Position and Back Position   [ Time Frame: 5 minute ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: W. Brian Monroe, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Organization: Glinn and Giordano Physical Therapy
phone: 661-832-9737
e-mail: tandbmonroe@hotmail.com



Responsible Party: Willam Brian Monroe, Glinn and Giordano Physical Therapy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01163955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Protocol 10-90
Study First Received: July 15, 2010
Results First Received: June 2, 2011
Last Updated: October 25, 2011