Influences of Cane Use on Voluntary Forward Stepping Movement and Associated Attentional Demands in Hemiplegic Patients
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||National Taiwan University Hospital|
|Collaborator||National Science Council, Taiwan|
|Start date||August 2002|
|End date||July 2003|
|Trial size||22 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00172146, 9361700329|
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of cane use on the movement, kinetics, and associated attentional demands of performing a voluntary forward stepping movement in patients with stroke and age-matched healthy adults.
|United States||No locations recruiting|
|Other Countries||No locations recruiting|
|Observational model||case control|
Male or female participants from 30 years up to 75 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: Healthy subjects - Age ang Sex are correspond with the stroke subjects(between 30 and 75 years old) - being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital Stroke subjects - between 30 and 75 years old - stroke confirmed by ICD-10-CM (including I60, I61, I62, I63, I67, and I63.9) - first stroke with single side hemiplegia and received acute treatment at NTUH - being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital - able to stand independently for 10 minutes and to forward step without ankle-foot orthosis - Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score at least 24 Excursion criteria: Healthy subjects - having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those would influence the belance or motor ability Stroke subjects - having unstable vital sign, unconsciousness, or obvious cognitive, perception, and language impairment, and couldn't communicate with the experimenters - having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal or cardiovascular disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those will influence standing ability other than stroke - having hemi-neglect or hemi-anopia
|Official title||Influences of Cane Use on Voluntary Forward Stepping Movement and Associated Attentional Demands in Hemiplegic Patients|
|Principal investigator||Pei-Fang Tang, PhD|
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