High Intensity Stepping Training for Traumatic Brain Injury

Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN
Traumatic Brain Injury+1 More ConditionsHigh Intensity Stepping Training - Behavioral
18 - 75
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test two different walking training interventions to see which is more effective for people recovering from a traumatic brain injury. It will last up to 6 months and include testing sessions that last 3-4 hours.

Eligible Conditions
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline 1, Post 1 after 6 weeks, Baseline 2, Post 6 weeks

Week 6
Change in Strength
Week 6
Change in Endurance
Change in Gait speed
Change in gait quality
Change in metabolic capacity

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Conventional Therapy
1 of 2
High Intensity Stepping Training
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

20 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: High Intensity Stepping Training · No Placebo Group · N/A

High Intensity Stepping Training
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: High Intensity Stepping Training · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Conventional Therapy
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Conventional Therapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline 1, post 1 after 6 weeks, baseline 2, post 6 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

Indiana UniversityLead Sponsor
912 Previous Clinical Trials
775,751 Total Patients Enrolled
George Hornby, PhDPrincipal Investigator - Indiana University
Indiana University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 75 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are able to walk at a speed of 0.01 to 1.0 meters per second.
You must be at least 6 months removed from a traumatic brain injury.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the research protocol accept applicants aged 35 or over?

"The age range for enrollment in this clinical trial is 18 to 75, as declared by the inclusion criteria." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Could I be a subject in this investigation?

"This research is enrolling 20 individuals who have suffered a traumatic brain injury within the past 6 months, and are between 18-75 years of age. The primary criteria for eligibility also requires that participants be able to ambulate independently." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the current sample size for this experimental treatment?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial is still recruiting, as evidenced by records on clinicaltrials.gov which outline the study's initial posting date of August 1st 2020 and its most recent update being November 17th 2022. Currently, 20 people are needed to participate in this single site experiment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any vacancies for prospective participants in this trial?

"According to the information on ClinicalTrials.gov, this course of research is presently recruiting volunteers; it was first advertised in August 2020 and most recently updated November 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.