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Shoulder Training: Muscle Recruitment Patterns and the Effect of an Exercise Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00774956
First Posted: October 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 20, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Ghent
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate the muscle recruitment pattern and the effect of a 6 week shoulder exercise training program in healthy persons and subjects with shoulder impingement

Condition Intervention
Shoulder Impingement Procedure: Exercise training program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Shoulder Training: Muscle Recruitment Patterns and the Effect of an Exercise Program

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Further study details as provided by University Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle recruitment pattern [ Time Frame: After 6 weeks of training ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Shoulder pain and functional ability in the patient group [ Time Frame: After 6 weeks of training ]

Enrollment: 77
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Subject with shoulder impingement
Procedure: Exercise training program
A 6 week shoulder exercise training program
Active Comparator: 2
Healthy persons
Procedure: Exercise training program
A 6 week shoulder exercise training program

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current reported history of shoulder pain localised at the glenohumeral joint diagnosed as impingement
  • two positive shoulder impingement tests
  • pain reproduction during two of three additional categories of clinical tests
  • the subject is able to perform pain-free arm elevations with a resistance of 0.5 kg

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cervical and periscapular pain
  • positive labral injury tests
  • history of shoulder surgery
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00774956


Locations
Belgium
University Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Guy Vanderstraeten, MD, PhD University Ghent
Principal Investigator: Ann Cools, PhD University Ghent
  More Information

Responsible Party: University Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00774956     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/432
First Submitted: September 25, 2008
First Posted: October 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 20, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012