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Effects of Virtual Reality Based Training on Posture Stability in Parkinson's Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02671396
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 2, 2016
Last Update Posted : February 2, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yea-Ru Yang, National Yang Ming University

Brief Summary:
The present study is to examine the effects of a virtual reality based balance training using the Kinect sensor on postural stability and functional balance in individuals with Parkinson's disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Parkinson's Disease Behavioral: Virtual reality based intervention Behavioral: Conventional intervention Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Virtual Reality Based Training on Posture Stability in Individuals With Parkinson's Disease
Study Start Date : August 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Virtual reality based intervention
Virtual reality based balance training
Behavioral: Virtual reality based intervention
Virtual reality based balance training

Active Comparator: Conventional intervention
Conventional balance training
Behavioral: Conventional intervention
Conventional balance training




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Limits of stability test [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline at 8 weeks ]
  2. One-leg stance test [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline at 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Berg Balance Scale [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline at 8 weeks ]
  2. Timed up and go test [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline at 8 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hoehn and Yahr stages I through III
  • A score of more than or equal to 24 on the mini-mental state examination
  • Stable medication usage
  • Freedom from any other problems that might affect training

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unstable medical conditions
  • Histories of other diseases known to interfere with participation in the study
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Responsible Party: Yea-Ru Yang, Professor, National Yang Ming University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02671396    
Other Study ID Numbers: 13MMHIS120
First Posted: February 2, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Keywords provided by Yea-Ru Yang, National Yang Ming University:
Virtual Reality
Postural Stability
Balance Training
Parkinson's Disease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases