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Motion Characteristics of the Foot and Ankle as Measured by Durometer Readings

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00320554
First Posted: May 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 24, 2007
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Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine the motion characteristics of the foot and ankle with a durometer as a method of measurement.

Condition Intervention
Foot Motion Characteristics Behavioral: Durometer analysis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Study Completion Date: September 2006
Detailed Description:

This study will assess and establish the motion characteristics of the foot and ankle with the use of a durometer as a measure of motion patterns.

The durometer is a device commonly used in materials testing that measures displacement through the use of a piezoelectric sensor configured to detect motion a in the form of a reflected wave back from the surface being tested.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Inclusion Criteria: Logan student, staff, or faculty with no history of ankle injury; 2. Age 18 – 60 yoa Exclusion Criteria: 1. Logan student, staff, or faculty with no history of ankle surgery 1. No visual or vestibular condition that would affect balance; 2. Systemic illness that have an adverse effect on balance; 3. Local infection, injury or other malignancy affecting the lower extremity; 4. Any unstable joints of the lower extremity; 5. Any manipulation to the foot ankle joints within 48 hours; 6. Prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants, etc.; 7. Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00320554


Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dennis E. Enix, DC Logan College of Chiropractic
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00320554     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SR040406008
First Submitted: May 1, 2006
First Posted: May 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 24, 2007
Last Verified: May 2007