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Shoulder Rotational Flexibility and Throwing Arm Injuries of Baseball Pitchers

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631826
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 10, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The evaluation of any relationship between the rotational resistance of the shoulder and shoulder flexibility with throwing arm injuries in professional and college level pitchers.

Condition or disease
Shoulder Injuries Shoulder Flexibility Rotational Resistance of Shoulder

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Shoulder Internal/External Rotational Flexibility is Related to Throwing Arm Injuries in Professional Baseball Players
Study Start Date : October 2007
Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Study Completion Date : December 2007

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Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Collegiate level baseball pitchers
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Currently competing
  • Healthy pitching arm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inactive status
  • Previous injury
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Locations
United States, Florida
UF&Shands Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32611
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
Major League Baseball
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nigel Zheng, PhD UF Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
More Information

Responsible Party: University of Florida
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 50-2007
First Posted: March 10, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012

Keywords provided by University of Florida:
Shoulder
Injuries
Flexiblity
Rotational resistance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
Arm Injuries