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Effects of Yoga Training on Postural Stability

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03743714
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 16, 2018
Last Update Posted : November 16, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Özgü İNAL, Trakya University

Brief Summary:
Postural stability can be affected by multiple factors. Such as; body mass, inactivity, age and etc. This study was planned with the aim of investigating the effects of Yoga training on postural stability of males and females. Yoga is a treatment model for body flexibility, body awareness, and strength.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gender Postural; Defect Physical Activity Other: yoga treatment; flexibility, balance and strength exercises. Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Postural stability can be affected by multiple factors. Such as; body mass, inactivity, age and etc. This study was planned with the aim of investigating the effects of Yoga training on postural stability of males and females. Yoga is a treatment model for body flexibility, body awareness, and strength.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Yoga Training on Postural Stability and Investigating the Gender-Related Responses
Estimated Study Start Date : December 2, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: males
healthy, sedentary males
Other: yoga treatment; flexibility, balance and strength exercises.
yoga treatment including flexibility exercises, balance exercises, and strength exercises.

Experimental: females
healthy, sedentary females
Other: yoga treatment; flexibility, balance and strength exercises.
yoga treatment including flexibility exercises, balance exercises, and strength exercises.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Postural stability score [ Time Frame: at first minute, at the 2nd day, at the 15th day and at the30th day ]
    Postural stability score is a composite score including the ability of standing upright position without swing. Individuals stands on a flat platform and perform stepping with possible least changes on their location.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 25 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Gender Eligibility Description:   Sedentary males and females
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sedentary males and females
  • want to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • have any disorders such as; neurologic, orthopedic, psychiatric or/and systemic.
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Responsible Party: Özgü İNAL, Assoc Prof, Trakya University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03743714    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2018-292
First Posted: November 16, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2018
Last Verified: November 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No