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Duration and Force Variations in Applied Kinesiology Manual Muscle Testing

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526955
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
To investigate the effect of duration of Applied Kinesiology manual muscle testing on "strong" versus "weak" result of the test.

Condition or disease
Healthy

Study Type : Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Duration and Force Variations in Applied Kinesiology Manual Muscle Testing
Study Start Date : November 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2007



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

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


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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.

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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

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

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
Manual muscle testing