Improving Gait in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - Strength Training or Treadmill Walking?

Strength Training or Treadmill Walking? A Randomized Control Study on the Effect on Gait in Multiple Sclerosis

Patrocinadores

Patrocinador principal: St. Olavs Hospital

Colaborador: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Helse Midt-Norge

Fuente St. Olavs Hospital
Resumen breve

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of strength training for the lower extremities and treadmill training on walking ability in persons with Multiple Sclerosis. The study is a randomized control trial with two groups and the intervention is 8 weeks of intensive strength training or treadmill walking. Primary outcome measure is walking ability, secondary outcome measures are balance, work economy and strength.

Estado general Completed
Fecha de inicio March 2010
Fecha de Terminación April 2011
Fecha de finalización primaria April 2011
Fase N/A
Tipo de estudio Interventional
Resultado primario
Medida Periodo de tiempo
Walking ability 8 weeks
Resultado secundario
Medida Periodo de tiempo
Strength 8 weeks
Work economy O2 8 weeks
Balance 8 weeks
Inscripción 28
Condición
Intervención

Tipo de intervención: Other

Nombre de intervención: Strength training and treadmill training

Descripción: Eight weeks of intensive strength training or treadmill training

Elegibilidad

Criterios:

Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis,classified as relapsing remitting,or primary/secondary progressive

- Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS)score of ≤ 6

- Reduced walking ability (subjectively experienced)

Exclusion Criteria:

- persons with a level of ataxia, clinically assessed, that would affect their ability to perform the training.

- spasticity requiring stretching og treatment with baclofen.

- Other, not MS-related, conditions affecting walking ability.

Género: All

Edad mínima: 18 Years

Edad máxima: N/A

Voluntarios Saludables: No

Oficial general
Apellido Papel Afiliación
Siri M, Brændvik Study Chair St. Olavs Hospital
Ubicación
Instalaciones: St. Olavs Hospital
Ubicacion Paises

Norway

Fecha de verificación

July 2015

Fiesta responsable

Tipo: Sponsor

Palabras clave
Tiene acceso ampliado No
Condición Examinar
Número de brazos 2
Grupo de brazo

Etiqueta: Treadmill group

Tipo: Experimental

Descripción: Specific gait training on treadmill

Etiqueta: Strength training group

Tipo: Experimental

Descripción: Eight weeks of intensive strength training

Información de diseño del estudio

Asignación: Randomized

Modelo de intervención: Parallel Assignment

Propósito primario: Treatment

Enmascaramiento: None (Open Label)

Fuente: ClinicalTrials.gov