Toileting at Night in Older Adults: Light to Maximize Balance, Minimize Insomnia

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2014 by Department of Veterans Affairs
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01350505
First received: May 6, 2011
Last updated: June 13, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

May 6, 2011
June 13, 2014
October 2013
December 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in balance [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Change in balance after 30 minutes of nocturnal light exposure
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01350505 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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Toileting at Night in Older Adults: Light to Maximize Balance, Minimize Insomnia
Toileting at Night in Older Adults: Light to Maximize Vision, Minimize Insomnia

To examine the change in balance that occurs in older individuals when exposed to different colored lights at night.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
  • Falls
  • Balance
  • Insomnia
  • Aging
Behavioral: Light exposure
30 minutes of experimental light exposure during the night
  • Active Comparator: Arm 1
    White room light
    Intervention: Behavioral: Light exposure
  • Placebo Comparator: Arm 2
    Dim white light
    Intervention: Behavioral: Light exposure
  • Experimental: Arm 3
    Red light
    Intervention: Behavioral: Light exposure
  • Experimental: Arm 4
    Orange light
    Intervention: Behavioral: Light exposure
  • Experimental: Arm 5
    Yellow light
    Intervention: Behavioral: Light exposure
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
40
December 2016
December 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 55-85
  • Stable health
  • Normal color vision

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Alcohol abuse
  • Depression
  • Sleep disorders
  • Smoking
  • Use of illegal drugs
Both
55 Years to 85 Years
Yes
Contact: Jamie M Zeitzer, PhD (650) 493-5000 ext 62410 jamie.zeitzer@va.gov
United States
 
NCT01350505
E0773-P
No
Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
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Principal Investigator: Jamie M. Zeitzer, PhD VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Department of Veterans Affairs
June 2014

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