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Tendon Mechanical Properties and Morphological Characteristics of Human Bicep and Tricep Muscles: An In Vivo Ultrasonographical Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: June 5, 2007
Last verified: June 2005
This current study tests whether the load-displacement and stress-strain characteristics of human bicep and tricep muscles and tendons change during graded maximal voluntary elbow extension and flexion exercises.

Condition Phase
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Tendon Mechanical Properties and Morphological Characteristics of Human Muscle

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: June 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male subjects
  • Age range from 18-35 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of shoulder/elbow which needs medical treatment or surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00173979

School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, NTU, Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Director: Hsing-Kuo Wang, PhD School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, NTU
  More Information Identifier: NCT00173979     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700520 
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: June 5, 2007
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

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