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Recording Methods of Muscle Activity "Onset".

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184535
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2017
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Norwegian Fund for Postgraduate Training in Physiotherapy
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Brief Summary:
Delayed anticipatory muscle activity response in deep low back and abdominal muscles has been observed in patients with low back pain, indicative of a pathological condition. Muscle activity onset is traditionally recorded by intramuscular electromyography, but there is a need for a less cumbersome recording method in large clinical studies. The purpose of this experimental study is to explore whether high-frame rate m-mode ultrasound and tissue velocity imaging could measure anticipatory muscle responses ("onset") in the abdominal muscles reliably and comparably accurate to intramuscular EMG.

Condition or disease
Low Back Pain

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Muscle Activity "Onset" in the Transversus Abdominis - Simultaneous Recordings by Intramuscular Electromyography and High Frame Rate Ultrasound Imaging.
Actual Study Start Date : July 2005
Primary Completion Date : October 2005
Study Completion Date : October 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain
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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy men and women between 30-65 yrs with no recent low back pain
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy
  • 30-65 yrs

Exclusion Criteria:

  • recent low back pain
  • low back, neck or shoulder pain inflicting work absence or bed rest
  • cardiac, rheumatic or other serious illness
  • pregnancy

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Locations
Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Nasjonal senter for spinale lidelser
Trondheim, Norway, 7489
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian Fund for Postgraduate Training in Physiotherapy
Investigators
Study Chair: Ottar Vasseljen, PhD Norw. Univ of Sci and Technol

Publications:
Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184535     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: REK 4.2005.885
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Low back pain
Neuromuscular control
Anticipatory motor control
Musculoskeletal Physiologic Processes
Muscle, Skeletal
Ultrasonography
Electromyography

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