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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of Kentucky Identifier:
First received: June 4, 2008
Last updated: February 18, 2011
Last verified: February 2011
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).


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Kinematics of Youth (Age 12-15) on Stationary All Terrain Vehicles

Further study details as provided by University of Kentucky:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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 Identifier: NCT00692029     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-0300-F1V
Study First Received: June 4, 2008
Last Updated: February 18, 2011

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Healthy Volunteers processed this record on May 23, 2017