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Kinematics of Youth (Age 12-15) on Stationary All Terrain Vehicles (ATV)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692029
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 21, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To assess the relationship between pre-teen/teen height, age, weight, gender, and body proportions and shape and size of youth and comfort and safety when operating adult All Terrain Vehicles (ATV).

Condition or disease

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Kinematics of Youth (Age 12-15) on Stationary All Terrain Vehicles
Study Start Date : June 2008
Primary Completion Date : July 2008
Study Completion Date : July 2008
Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quantify relationship of youth size/shape to comfort and safety when operating adult ATV [ Time Frame: 1 session ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
PreTeen and Teenage children

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. males
  2. age 12-15
  3. a minimum level of physical skill to mount and dismount the vehicle
  4. ability to speak and understand English.

We have used this age group because it is the most often injured group and represents an entire age group for ATV size restriction (other age groups not studied here are 6-11, and 16 or greater).

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. inability to participate in physical education without restrictions
  2. visual acuity < 20/40 corrected
  3. females
  4. emancipated minors.

We have excluded females to gain the most consistent body dimensions in this preliminary study.

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00692029

United States, Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40536
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Kentucky
Principal Investigator: Andrew C. Bernard, M.D. University of Kentucky
More Information

Responsible Party: Andrew Bernard, M.D., University of Kentucky
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692029     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-0300-F1V
First Posted: June 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 21, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

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Healthy Volunteers