Assessing and Improving Balance Using Platform Perturbations
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|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.
|Observational model||case control|
Improvement in static sway
time frame: 20 days
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
|Official title||Assessing and Improving Balance Using Platform Perturbations|
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