The Effect of Wearing the 'Nike Free'Shoe on Isokinetic Muscle Strength of Foot and Ankle and on Proprioception.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00389662|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2007
To evaluate the effect of wearing the 'Nike Free'Shoe on isokinetic muscle strength of foot and ankle and on proprioception the following protocol will be used.
The test population consists out of students of the physical education department. They will at random be divided in three groups. One group will wear the shoe only for daily activities, the second group will wear the shoes for the warming up part of the sport classes and the control group will not wear the shoe at all. There will be two moments for evaluation: one at the beginning of the study and one after four months, during which the shoe will be used. The isokinetic strength will be measured with an isokinetic device (Biodex) and the proprioception will be evaluated with a force platform (Neurocom Balance Master).
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Healthy||Device: Wearing the "Nike Free" shoe||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||45 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Wearing the 'Nike Free'Shoe on Isokinetic Muscle Strength of Foot and Ankle and on Proprioception.|
|Study Start Date :||November 2006|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2007|
- Isokinetic strength of foot and ankle muscles and on proprioception [ Time Frame: 4 months after starting the data registration ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00389662
|Ghent, Belgium, 9000|
|Principal Investigator:||Philip Roosen, Physiotherapist||University Ghent|