Effects of Intensive Locomotor Treadmill Training on Gross Motor Function in Young Children With Neuromotor Impairment

Effects of Intensive Locomotor Treadmill Training on Gross Motor Function in Young Children With Neuromotor Impairment

Patrocinadores

Patrocinador principal: University of the Pacific

Fuente University of the Pacific
Resumen breve

The purpose of this project is to examine if early exposure to intensive, short-term locomotor treadmill training (LT) in young children with neuromotor impairment will help develop walking skills earlier, decrease the amount of outside assistance needed (such as a walker or crutches) as compared to children with neuromotor impairment who receive traditional physical therapy intervention.

Estado general Completed
Fecha de inicio April 2009
Fecha de Terminación September 2012
Fecha de finalización primaria September 2012
Fase N/A
Tipo de estudio Interventional
Resultado primario
Medida Periodo de tiempo
Gross Motor Function Measure Dimension D and E up to 4-months post-intervention
Resultado secundario
Medida Periodo de tiempo
Peabody Developmental Motor Scales-2 pre-intervention, 6-week post-intervention, 1-month post-intervention, 4-month post-intervention
timed 10 meter walk test pre-intervention, 6-week post-intervention, 1-month post-intervention, 4-month post-intervention
Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory pre-intervention, 6-week post-intervention, 1-month post-intervention, 4-month post-intervention
Inscripción 12
Condición
Intervención

Tipo de intervención: Other

Nombre de intervención: treadmill training

Descripción: Home-based treadmill training will be administered to the children in the experimental group

Etiqueta de grupo de brazo: treadmill training

Elegibilidad

Criterios:

Inclusion Criteria:

- a diagnosis of CP with GMFCS levels I and II

- ages 9 to 36 months

- the ability to sit for at least 30 seconds unsupported in ring-sitting or W-sitting

- the ability to take ten consecutive steps when held on hands

Exclusion Criteria:

- a diagnosis of a genetic syndrome

- independent ambulation without an assistive device

- previous or current use of treadmill intervention during physical therapy

- a medical contraindication for standing or walking defined by the physician 5) uncontrolled seizures

- a history of orthopedic surgery

- use of medication to control spasticity in the past 6 months

Género: All

Edad mínima: 9 Months

Edad máxima: 36 Months

Voluntarios Saludables: No

Oficial general
Apellido Papel Afiliación
Katrin Mattern-Baxter Principal Investigator University of the Pacific
Fecha de verificación

November 2012

Fiesta responsable

Tipo: Sponsor

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

Etiqueta: treadmill training

Tipo: Experimental

Descripción: children will receive home-based treadmill training with supervision from a physical therapist

Etiqueta: no treadmill training

Tipo: No Intervention

Descripción: children will not receive treadmill training

Información de diseño del estudio

Asignación: Non-Randomized

Modelo de intervención: Parallel Assignment

Propósito primario: Treatment

Enmascaramiento: Single (Outcomes Assessor)

Fuente: ClinicalTrials.gov