Physical Work Capacity After Traumatic Brain Injury

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The University of Texas System (UT)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Traumatic Brain Injury

Treatments

Procedure: body weight supported treadmill training
Procedure: traditional physical therapy

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other
NIH

Identifiers

NCT00653640
R01HD046570 (U.S. NIH Grant/Contract)
98-367

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to determine whether body weight supported treadmill training is more effective than traditional physical therapy at restoring gait in persons recovering from traumatic brain injury.

Enrollment

88 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 60 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • traumatic brain injury
  • follow two step commands
  • between 18 and 60 years old
  • between 3 and 36 months post injury

Exclusion criteria

  • known cardiovascular disease
  • uncooperative, behavioral challenges

Trial design

88 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

1
Experimental group
Description:
body weight supported treadmill training
Treatment:
Procedure: body weight supported treadmill training
2
Placebo Comparator group
Description:
traditional physical therapy
Treatment:
Procedure: traditional physical therapy

Trial contacts and locations

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