Task-specificity for Locomotor Recovery Following SCI

Rehabilitation
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 3 November 2021, updated 986 days ago

About this trial

This trial is recruiting individuals with chronic, incomplete spinal cord injuries to test whether different types of physical training can help to improve walking. The study will take into account intensity and duration of training. Participants will receive 20 sessions of high intensity stepping training on the ground, on a treadmill, and on stairs for 6 weeks, or will train for body balance, leg strengthening and cycling tasks, 20 sessions for 6 weeks. Participants will be measured for walking speed and distance.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 75 years
Injury level
C1 - T10
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    1 year - 75 years
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Non-traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-T10
    Additionally, participants must
    have the ability to walk without physical assistance but with below-knee braces and assistive devices as needed

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    20 sessions of 1) stepping training at high intensities over 6 weeks on the ground, on a treadmill, and on stairs OR 2) balance training, strengthening and cycling tasks for 20 sessions over 6 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    General health

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

    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.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Jul 2017
    • Organisation
    • Indiana University
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Jul 2017
    • Organisation
    • Indiana University

    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