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Duration and Force Variations in Applied Kinesiology Manual Muscle Testing

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00526955
First Posted: September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2008
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Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
  Purpose
To investigate the effect of duration of Applied Kinesiology manual muscle testing on "strong" versus "weak" result of the test.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Duration and Force Variations in Applied Kinesiology Manual Muscle Testing

Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Force over time during a manual muscle test and a maximal voluntary isometric contraction [ Time Frame: 1 to 6 seconds ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Facilitated (strong) or inhibited (weak) rating of muscle [ Time Frame: 1 to 6 seconds ]

Study Start Date: November 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 years of age,
  • willing to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Major injury or conditions which would prevent muscle testing of the shoulder.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00526955


Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63006
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Katharine M Conable, D.C. Logan College of Chiropractic
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0827070108
First Submitted: September 7, 2007
First Posted: September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2008
Last Verified: November 2007

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
Manual muscle testing