Multi Cervical Unit Measures of Cervical Isometric Strength and Range of Motion: A Pilot Study

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2008 by Logan College of Chiropractic.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 17, 2008
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
This study is designed to collect normative data on cervical isometric strength and range of motion to supplement an existing normative data base.

Condition or disease
Cervicogenic Headache Neck Pain Whiplash Kyphotic and Reversed Cervical Curves

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Study Start Date : June 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2010


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Consenting males and females between the ages of 18 and 65.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Logan students, faculty and staff

Exclusion Criteria:

  • recent surgery,or unstable or fused joints of the cervical spine
  • using medications, prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants, etc
  • previous cervical spine injury, surgery or condition that would affect your range of motion in the cervical spine
  • currently have any local infection, injury or other malignancy affecting the cervical spine
  • congenital conditions affecting the cervical spine, i.e. block vertebrae
  • systemic illness with an adverse effect on the cervical spine
  • a history of dizziness, light headedness or passing out, or any seizure disorder
  • had a neck, shoulder or back injury
  • ever been in an automobile accident
  • exercise regularly
  • pregnant
  • spinal manipulation mobilization or other therapy in the last 48 hours

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00510757

Contact: Rodger E Tepe, PhD 636-227-2100 ext 1925

United States, Missouri
Logan University, College of Chiropractic Recruiting
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Contact: Tepe         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Principal Investigator: Rodger E Tepe, PhD Logan College

Responsible Party: Rodger Tepe, PhD, Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT00510757     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0426070090
First Posted: August 2, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neck Pain
Post-Traumatic Headache
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Headache Disorders, Secondary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases