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Chronic Ankle Instability and Proprioception

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier:
First received: June 27, 2007
Last updated: May 1, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
The purpose of this investigation is to determine the effects of chronic ankle instability on cervical spine and knee proprioception as measured using joint position sense to investigate whether correlation can be drawn between the two.

Chronic Ankle Sprains

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Ankle Instability on Cervical Proprioception

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • joint repositioning error [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Cohort of college aged students with a history of ankle sprains.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of ankle instability
  • Ages 20-65 yoa Exclusion Criteria: - Recent surgery, have any unstable or fused joints of the cervical spine.
  • Medications, prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants.
  • Any previ
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00494403

United States, Missouri
Logan University, College of Chiropractic
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63017-
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Assistant Professor, Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT00494403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0615070095
Study First Received: June 27, 2007
Last Updated: May 1, 2013

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
sprain proprioception

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ankle Injuries
Leg Injuries
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on May 23, 2017