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Fidget Ball for ADHD

Led By Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.
Research Sponsored by University of California, Davis
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be between 18 and 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up approximately 45 minutes
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will study how fidgeting can help improve cognitive and emotional regulation in adults with ADHD.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults with ADHD who often fidget. Participants should not have severe depression, psychotic disorders, autism, significant visual or hearing impairments, an IQ below 85, or be on psychoactive meds (except for ADHD stimulants).Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study examines if a 'fidget ball' can help adults with ADHD better manage their attention and emotions. It will collect data in a lab setting to see if this device improves cognitive and emotional control.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since the intervention involves using a fidget ball, there are no direct medical side effects expected from this trial. However, participants may experience varying levels of comfort or effectiveness when using the device.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~approximately 45 minutes
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and approximately 45 minutes for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Processing speed
Response inhibition
Working memory
Secondary outcome measures
Physiological response as an index of emotional regulation

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: With fidgetExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
The participant is given a specially designed fidget ball
Group II: No fidgetActive Control1 Intervention

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of California, DavisLead Sponsor
910 Previous Clinical Trials
4,706,882 Total Patients Enrolled
7 Trials studying Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
295 Patients Enrolled for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUC Davis MIND Institute
1 Previous Clinical Trials
50 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Fidget ball Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04526600 — N/A
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Research Study Groups: No fidget, With fidget
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinical Trial 2023: Fidget ball Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04526600 — N/A
Fidget ball 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04526600 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the current enrollment count for this medical research study?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov's records demonstrate that this experiment, initiated on March 21st 2022, is presently enrolling participants. The trial requires 109 guinea pigs to be recruited from one location."

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Is there an age restriction in place for this medical experiment?

"As specified in the trial's prerequisites, individuals aged 18 to 30 are eligible for enrollment."

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Might I be eligible to partake in this research project?

"This investigation seeks 109 individuals with a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are between 18 and 30 years of age."

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Are there any openings for prospective participants at this point in time?

"Data hosted on clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this medical study is recruiting patients. It was initially posted on March 21st 2022 and its most recent update occurred June 2nd of the same year."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
UC Davis MIND Institute
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
Did not meet criteria
~8 spots leftby Jul 2024