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Tendon Mechanical Properties and Morphological Characteristics of Human Bicep and Tricep Muscles: An In Vivo Ultrasonographical Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00173979
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 6, 2007
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
This current study tests whether the load-displacement and stress-strain characteristics of human bicep and tricep muscles and tendons change during graded maximal voluntary elbow extension and flexion exercises.

Condition Phase
Healthy Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Tendon Mechanical Properties and Morphological Characteristics of Human Muscle

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: June 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male subjects
  • Age range from 18-35 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of shoulder/elbow which needs medical treatment or surgery
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00173979


Contacts
Contact: Hsing-Kuo Wang, PhD 00886-223123456 ext 6595 hkwang@ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, NTU, Taiwan Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Hsing-Kuo Wang, PhD    00886-223123456 ext 6595    hkwang@ntu.edu.tw   
Principal Investigator: Hsing-Kuo Wang, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Hsing-Kuo Wang, PhD School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, NTU
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00173979     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700520
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 6, 2007
Last Verified: June 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
muscle
tendon