Motion Analysis of Sit-to-Stand Movements in Children With Spastic Diplegia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00314301|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2006 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 13, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 17, 2006
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cerebral Palsy||Device: loaded sit-to-stand training||Not Applicable|
Subjects: This study will recruit twenty children who are aged between 5 and 12 years, with spastic diplegia, and without having major surgeries or botulinum toxin injection on lower extremities during the past 6 months prior to participate in this study.
Methods: The Vicon 250 motion analysis system, 3 AMTI force platforms and the EMG recording system will be used to collect data of sit-to-stand (STS) movements. Baseline, pre- and post-training evaluations will be carried out. The duration of the baseline and pre-training evaluations is 2 months. The training period will take about 6 weeks. Each evaluation will take two separate days to accomplish. On the first day, the STS1RM of individual children was determined. On the second day, kinematic and kinetic data of STS movements in natural and loaded (applying load of 50% STS1RM during STS movements) conditions were collected. Data of smoothness, maximal extension moment and around hip and knee joints, onset time of lower extremity muscles will then be calculated. Results of each evaluation will be used for further comparison.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Motion Analysis of Sit-to-Stand Movements in Children With Spastic Diplegia Before and After Loaded Sit-to-Stand Training|
|Study Start Date :||April 2006|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2007|
- kinematic measures of lower extremity and the whole body
- kinetic measures of lower extremity and the whole body
- electromyographic measures of lower extremity and the whole body
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|Contact: Yuh-Ting Lin, MSc||866-2-8966-7000 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Jao-Shwann Liang, MD||866-2-8966-7000 ext 1411|
|National Taiwan University Hospital||Not yet recruiting|
|Taipei, Taiwan, 100|
|Contact: Hua-Fang Liao, MPH 886-2-3322\8136 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Yuh-Ting Lin, MSc|
|Principal Investigator:||Yuh-Ting Lin, MSc||Research Ethics Review Committee of the Far Eastern Memorial Hospital|