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Registration number
NCT00222287
Ethics application status
Date submitted
13/09/2005
Date registered
22/09/2005
Date last updated
22/09/2006

Titles & IDs
Public title
The Effect of Feldenkrais Lessons on Walking and Balance
Scientific title
The Effect of Feldenkrais Lessons on Walking and Balance
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
HREC No. 040730
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Accidental Falls 0 0
Exercise 0 0
Condition category
Condition code

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Behaviour - Feldenkrais Movement class

Behaviour: Feldenkrais Movement class


Intervention code [1] 0 0
Behaviour
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Balance Confidence (as measured by ABC scale)
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Primary outcome [2] 0 0
Tempo-spatial parameters of gait
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Primary outcome [3] 0 0
Time to complete Four Square Step Test
Timepoint [3] 0 0

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- community dwelling older adults (aged over 65)

- able to independently ambulate indoors and outdoors
Minimum age
65 Years
Maximum age
90 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- currently undergoing physiotherapy treatment

- unable to comprehend written english

- unable to give informed consent

- walking with a walking frame indoors

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Non-randomised trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 1
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Unknown status
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
VIC
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
University of Melbourne - Melbourne
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
3010 - Melbourne

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
University of Melbourne
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a series of Feldenkrais movement
lessons on mobility and balance, particularly for older adults. The investigators hypothesise
that mobility and balance will improve following the classes.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00222287
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
Mary Galea, PhD, B App Sc (PT)
Address 0 0
University of Melbourne
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
For IPD and results data, please see https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00222287