This trial has been completed.

Conditions cerebral palsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, meningomyelocele, central nervous system diseases
Sponsor University Children's Hospital, Zurich
Start date July 2015
End date July 2016
Trial size 30 participants
Trial identifier NCT02595411, MA_Reliability_2015


The aim of the study is to investigate the reliability of the Melbourne Assessment.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model other
Time perspective cross-sectional

Primary Outcomes

Melbourne Assessment 2
time frame: 2 assessments within 1 week

Eligibility Criteria

All participants from 30 months up to 20 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - central motor disorders - ambulant or stationary patients of the Rehabilitation Center Affoltern am Albis - ability to understand test instructions - ability to sit upright for 25 minutes - minimal activity in the assessed upper limb Exclusion Criteria: - severe visual and/or auditory problems - acute lesion in the to assessed upper limb - lack of compliance

Additional Information

Official title Reliability of the Melbourne Assessment
Principal investigator Hubertus van Hedel, PD Dr.
Description Children with central motor disorders will be tested twice within one week with the Melbourne Assessment. The assessments will be video scored. At a later time point, different raters will rate the same video for inter-rater reliability, the same rater will score the same video for intra-rater reliability, and the same rater will score the repeated assessment videos for test-retest reliability.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in February 2017.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University Children's Hospital, Zurich.