Aquatic vs. Land Locomotor Training Overground Locomotor Training in Improving Ambulatory Function and Health-Related Quality of Life

Rehabilitation
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 18 March 2024, updated 21 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 2 individuals with spinal cord injuries to test the effect of Aquatic Locomotor Training (ALT) compared to Land Locomotor Training on walking ability. If included, participants will undergo either 1) ALT using an underwater treadmill or 2) locomotor training on land. Final testing will be performed after 16 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 65 years
Injury level
C1 - C7
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 12 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-C7

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    - participants will undergo either 1) aquatic walking training using an underwater treadmill or 2) walking training on land. - Final testing will be performed after 4 months.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    General health

    Mental health

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Jun 2015
    • Organisation
    • Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc.
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Jun 2015
    • Organisation
    • Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc.

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more