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Neck Pain in Danish Military Pilots and Flight Crew

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812903
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2015
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Odense University Hospital
Danish Defence
Royal Danish Air Force
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Britt Lange, University of Southern Denmark

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of neck and shoulder pain in Danish fighter pilots, helicopter pilots and helicopter flight crew and to evaluate the effect of a 24 weeks exercise intervention for fighter pilots.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Neck Pain Behavioral: Exercise Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Neck Pain in Danish Military Pilots and Flight Crew - Environmental Factors With Influence on Performance (PH.D.-Project)
Study Start Date : March 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Control
Control group
Experimental: Exercise
Intervention group
Behavioral: Exercise
Training exercises chosen with background in knowledge of intelligent training
Other Name: Training



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Neck pain [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  2. Compliance to training exercises [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Muscle strength [ Time Frame: 1 year ]


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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:

  • Military fighter and helicopter pilots and crew
  • Active flying 2006 or later

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pilots and crew not active since 2005 or earlier
  • Pilots and crew with other nationality than Danish

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Locations
Denmark
Fighterwing Skrydstrup
Vojens, Denmark, 6500
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark
Odense University Hospital
Danish Defence
Royal Danish Air Force
Investigators
Study Director: Gisela Sjoegaard, Professor University of Souther Denmark

Publications:
Responsible Party: Britt Lange, MD, University of Southern Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812903     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20090005
First Posted: December 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Britt Lange, University of Southern Denmark:
Neck
Pain
Exercise
Pilots
Crew

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neck Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms