Effects of an Ankle-Foot Orthosis on Gait While Performing an Attention Demanding Task


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Summary of Purpose

We hypothesize that: (1) gait stability will be increased when wearing an ankle-foot orthosis (plastic brace supporting the foot and ankle); (2) an attention demanding task will decrease gait stability and (3) the improvement in gait stability due to ankle-foot orthosis use will be greater during an attention demanding task.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 6 March 2014.

1 Mar 2011 23 Feb 2011 1 Nov 2013 1 Nov 2013 1 Mar 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics



Trial Design

  • Observation: Case-Crossover
  • Perspective: Cross-Sectional
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample