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This study aimed to assess the sensory and kinematic components of the limits of stability (LOS) test in patients with vertebral compression fracture (VCF) .
This study enrolled adults with VCF (VCF group), older adult without spinal deformity (NE group), and young adults (NY group). The Biodex balance system was employed to calculate the balance score and the LOS of participants. An inertia motion system was used to record kinematic data. The center of pressure (COP) signals of postural stability and LOS were used to calculate the frequency power spectrum for interpreting the sensory component.
no drug intervention
Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-28T13:57:14-0400
This study investigates the effect of a posture shirt on posture during functional tasks such as office work.
The purpose of this study is to verify that nebulization with bronchodilators associated with heliox gas (helium + oxygen) and the posture of a leaning forward truck is effective in patien...
This study determines the effects of posture on time up and go test. Half of the subjects will assume a high-power posture, while the other half will assume a low-power posture.
This study aim to compare a new postural garment (Posture Plus Force ®) versus exercises in women with non specific cervical pain. The investigators focus on nurses and allied health prof...
A stooped posture is one of the characteristic motor symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease, and has been linked to impairments in ADL and QOL. We aimed to test the efficacy, safety...
Analyze the posture of students from the master's degree program in Maternal Health and Obstetrical Nursing; understand how intervention during delivery influences posture; and identify strategies for...
Investigations on manual laterality in non-human primates can help clarify human evolutionary origins of hand preference and cerebral cognition. Although body posture can influence primate hand prefer...
Drug checking is a harm reduction intervention that allows for identification of drug composition. The objective of the study was to assess drug market components and concordance between expected subs...
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A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
The anterior concavity in the curvature of the lumbar and cervical spine as viewed from the side. The term usually refers to abnormally increased curvature (hollow back, saddle back, swayback). It does not include lordosis as normal mating posture in certain animals ( = POSTURE + SEX BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL).
A condition characterized by inactivity, decreased responsiveness to stimuli, and a tendency to maintain an immobile posture. The limbs tend to remain in whatever position they are placed (waxy flexibility). Catalepsy may be associated with PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA, CATATONIC), nervous system drug toxicity, and other conditions.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...