This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition balance
Phase phase 0
Sponsor Kessler Foundation
Start date August 2009
End date August 2010
Trial size 4 participants
Trial identifier NCT01207362, R-648-09


The purpose of this study is to compare current standing balance assessment methods to a new method that measures weight shift during small movements of a sliding platform. It will also be used to determine if balance improves with repeated exposure as part of a 4-week training program.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case control
Time perspective cross-sectional

Primary Outcomes

Improvement in static sway
time frame: 20 days

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 20 years up to 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Healthy no balance deficits age 20-35 or 50-65 Exclusion Criteria: - moderate to severe arthritis

Additional Information

Official title Assessing and Improving Balance Using Platform Perturbations
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2010.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Kessler Foundation.