Knowledge of Predicting Increased Risk for an Overuse Injury in Runners
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01979562|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2015 by Northern Orthopaedic Division, Denmark.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : November 8, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2015
|Condition or disease|
|Overuse Injuries Musculoskeletal Make-up in the Lower Extremities|
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.
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|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|
|Study Start Date :||March 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2015|
Male runners between 18-60 years.
- Injury defined as inappropriate musculoskeletal make-up in the lower extremities [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Number of kilometres spent on running each week [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Bone contact forces on the distal tibia during the stance phase of running [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Running pace, previous injuries and pain-relieving medication [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
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|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|