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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2008 by Logan College of Chiropractic.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier:
First received: July 31, 2007
Last updated: October 16, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
This study is designed to collect normative data on cervical isometric strength and range of motion to supplement an existing normative data base.

Cervicogenic Headache
Neck Pain
Kyphotic and Reversed Cervical Curves

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: June 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rodger Tepe, PhD, Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT00510757     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0426070090 
Study First Received: July 31, 2007
Last Updated: October 16, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Post-Traumatic Headache
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Headache Disorders
Headache Disorders, Secondary
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on May 26, 2016