Study of Sand Versus Wood Chip Surfaces on School Playgrounds to Minimize Injury in School Children
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00213174|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2013 by Andrew Howard, The Hospital for Sick Children.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 15, 2013
This study will compare children's injury rates (arm fracture, head injury and other injuries) when playing on playground equipment on granite sand versus wood fibre playing surfaces.
The hypothesis is that injury rates (arm fracture, head injury and other injuries) among school children are equal on granite sand and wood fibre playground surfaces.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Wounds and Injuries Closed Head Injury||Behavioral: school playgrounds||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||34 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||School Playground Surfacing - A Randomized Prospective Comparison of Injury Rates on Sand Versus Wood Chip Surfaces|
|Study Start Date :||January 2005|
- Upper extremity fracture rates
- Fracture rates, upper extremity
- Head injury rates
- All injury rates
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00213174
|Contact: Andrew W Howard, MD, MScfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|The Hospital for Sick Children||Recruiting|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8|
|Contact: Howard Andrew, MD 416 813-6430 email@example.com|
|Sub-Investigator: Colin Macarthur, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Andrew Willan, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrew W Howard, MD, MSc||The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Canada|