Comparing Risk of Heat Illness Based on Peak Core Temps During Preseason Football Camp Across 3 Different Age Levels
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01954537|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 1, 2013
Last Update Posted : October 1, 2013
|Condition or disease|
|Exertional Heat Illness Hydration Status|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||22 participants|
|Official Title:||"Using Peak Core Temperature in Hot Preseason American Football Practice to Compare and Contrast Risk of Heat Illness at High School, College, and Professional Levels."|
|Study Start Date :||July 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2013|
Professional football players
Offensive and defensive professional football players ranging in age from 22 to 30 years old.
Collegiate Football Players
Division III collegiate football players ranging in age from 20 to 23 years old.
High School Football Players
High school football players ranging in age from 16 to 18 years old.
- Peak core body temperature [ Time Frame: The first 3-4 days of preseason football practice for each cohort. ]Measured via HQInc ingestible core thermometer throughout practices.
- Hydration status before and after preseason football practice [ Time Frame: Over first 3-4 days of each cohort's preseason camp. ]Measured via urine specific gravity and body weights before and after practice.
- Baseline knowledge of hydration status and heat illness in football [ Time Frame: Up to August 30th, 2013 ]Athletes will be administered a 14 question survey covering various topics with regards to practice regulation, heat illness, and hydration.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01954537
|Principal Investigator:||Austin R Krohn, MD||University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute|