Knowledge of Predicting Increased Risk for an Overuse Injury in Runners
The purpose of this study is to examine the skeleton of the legs and the running style in order to predict a possible overuse injury.
Musculoskeletal Make-up in the Lower Extremities
|Study Type:||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||1 Year|
|Official Title:||Knowledge of Predicting Increased Risk for an Overuse Injury in Runners Related to the Mutual Length of Femur and Tibia and the Running Style|
- Injury defined as inappropriate musculoskeletal make-up in the lower extremities [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
- Number of kilometres spent on running each week [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
- Bone contact forces on the distal tibia during the stance phase of running [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
- Running pace, previous injuries and pain-relieving medication [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
|Study Start Date:||March 2014|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||June 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Male runners between 18-60 years.
The running style and the training composition and the body composition are thought to have major effect on the development of overuse injuries.
To define a prevention strategy, one must have the knowledge about risk factors and causation. The training composition is very relevant clinically but the underlying factors have not been studied yet. For the present there is no scientifical evidence of a possible relation between the body composition such as the mutual length and width of femur and tibia and the development of overuse injuries.
Thus, the aim of this study is to achieve evidence-based knowledge of these factors in order to advice runners about the precautions and to avoid that people get a sedentary lifestyle.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01979562
|Contact: Rene B. Korsgaard, M.Sc.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Sten Rasmussen, M.D.||25520462 ext email@example.com|
|Orthopaedic Surgery Research Unit, Aalborg University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Aalborg, Northern Jutland, Denmark, 9000|
|Contact: Rene B. Korsgaard, M.Sc. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Sten Rasmussen, M.D. 25520462 ext 45 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Rene B. Korsgaard, M.Sc.|
|Sub-Investigator: Sten Rasmussen, M.D.|
|Principal Investigator:||Rene B. Korsgaard, M.Sc.||Aalborg University|
|Study Director:||Sten Rasmussen, M.D.||Orthopaedic Research Unit, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark|
|Study Chair:||Michael Voigt, Prof., PhD||Center for Motor-Sensory Interaction, Aalborg University|
|Study Chair:||Uwe Kersting, Ass.prof.||Aalborg University|
|Study Chair:||Rasmus O. Nielsen, M.Sc.||University of Aarhus|
|Study Chair:||Uffe Læssoe, Ass. prof.||University College, Northern Jutland, Denmark|