Influences of Cane Use on Voluntary Forward Stepping Movement and Associated Attentional Demands in Hemiplegic Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00172146
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted

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Influences of Cane Use on Voluntary Forward Stepping Movement and Associated Attentional Demands in Hemiplegic Patients
Influences of Cane Use on Voluntary Forward Stepping Movement and Associated Attentional Demands in Hemiplegic Patients

The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of cane use on the movement, kinetics, and associated attentional demands of performing a voluntary forward stepping movement in patients with stroke and age-matched healthy adults.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Stroke
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Inclusion Criteria:

Healthy subjects

  • Age ang Sex are correspond with the stroke subjects(between 30 and 75 years old)
  • being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital

Stroke subjects

  • between 30 and 75 years old
  • stroke confirmed by ICD-10-CM (including I60, I61, I62, I63, I67, and I63.9)
  • first stroke with single side hemiplegia and received acute treatment at NTUH
  • being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital
  • able to stand independently for 10 minutes and to forward step without ankle-foot orthosis
  • Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score at least 24

Excursion criteria:

Healthy subjects

  • having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those would influence the belance or motor ability

Stroke subjects

  • having unstable vital sign, unconsciousness, or obvious cognitive, perception, and language impairment, and couldn't communicate with the experimenters
  • having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal or cardiovascular disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those will influence standing ability other than stroke
  • having hemi-neglect or hemi-anopia
Both
30 Years to 75 Years
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Taiwan
 
NCT00172146
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National Taiwan University Hospital
National Science Council, Taiwan
Principal Investigator: Pei-Fang Tang, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital
National Taiwan University Hospital
September 2005

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