IRB #

IRB00010775

Title

Monitoring Balance and Gait Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease with the Home Objective Mobilty Exam (HOME)

Principal Investigator

Patricia Carlson-Kuhta

Study Purpose

To examine the ease and feasibility of people using small wireless movement monitors to record their activity during the day in their home.

Medical Condition(s)

People with Parkinson's disease

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion:
65-85 years old.
Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and taking levodopa medication, or Healthy person
Must be able to stand and walk unassisted and can follow instructions.

Exclusion:
no medical or psychiatric condition that would significantly contribute to balance or walking problems.

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Placebo Chance

no intervention

Duration of Participation

1 week

Minors Included

No

Contact

Graham Harker 503-418-2601
Email: balance@ohsu.edu

Sponsor

National Institutes of Health

Recruitment End

05/01/2017

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

$50 for 1 week of participation (prorated per day, if cannot subject does not complete 1 week)


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