Functional Interval Training for People With Spinal Cord Injury and Their Care Partners

Rehabilitation
General health
Online since 9 September 2022, updated 182 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling individuals with cervical (neck area) spinal cord injuries and their care partners, to test the effect of a six-month exercise program called Functional Interval Training. If included, participants will undergo 90 minute high intensity exercise classes, twice weekly for 6 months. The exercise classes include a 10-minute warm up, followed by 30-60 minutes of aerobic, resistance and/or balance training. The study will measure numerous outcomes including physical activity level, arm strength, aerobic capacity, and health-related quality of life outcomes.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
C5 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    All
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Non-traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    Yes
    C5-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    be able to ambulate independently or propel a power or manual wheelchair independently

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    - Participants will undergo 90 minute high intensity exercise classes, for a maximum of twice weekly, for a total of 6 months. - During the exercise classes, participants will participate in a 10-minute warm up, followed by 30-60 minutes of aerobic, resistance and/or balance training. - Participants will finish each class with a 10-minute cool-down consisting of lower intensity exercise.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    General health

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    Mental health

    Standing/walking/mobility

    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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    • Recruitment
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 18 Feb 2022
    • Organisation
    • Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
    • Recruitment
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 18 Feb 2022
    • Organisation
    • Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

    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