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Gait Disturbances and Hips Bone Mineral Density

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01554605
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2012 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 15, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to investigate the role of gait disturbance as a cause for difference in Bone Mineral Density (BMD) between both hips. Each subject will undergo the following tests: Functional Mobility Testing, Gait analysis, Motion Analysis, Assessments for Balance and Gait and Cognitive assessments.

Condition or disease
Difference in BMD Between Both Hips

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Minerals

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
subjects will be recruited from the bone clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. differeneces in hips in Bone Mineral Density test in one group.
  2. Age 40-80.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. bone disease,
  2. arthritis,
  3. congenital skeletal malformations,
  4. pregnancy,
  5. neurological disease

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Responsible Party: Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier: NCT01554605    
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-12-NV-648-CTIL
First Posted: March 15, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012