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Effects of Fear of Falling on Physical Performance and Quality of Life in Children With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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study id #: NCT03507530

condition: Neuromuscular Diseases, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Dystrophy, Muscular Dystrophy

status: unknown


For ambulatory children with DMD, physiotherapy is aimed at protecting ambulation, improving motor performance to the best level and increasing quality of life. The investigators think that the treatment of children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy may become more effective with physiotherapy programs based on the comprehensive physiotherapy evaluation results, including the evaluation of fear of falling. This study investigates the fear of falling in children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and questioning whether their fear of falling affects their quality of life and their physical performance.

intervention: Assessments

mechanism of action: No pharmaceutical intervention

results: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/results/NCT03507530

last updated: October 13, 2020