Duration and Force Variations in Applied Kinesiology Manual Muscle Testing

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00526955
First received: September 7, 2007
Last updated: August 6, 2008
Last verified: November 2007
  Purpose

To investigate the effect of duration of Applied Kinesiology manual muscle testing on "strong" versus "weak" result of the test.


Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Duration and Force Variations in Applied Kinesiology Manual Muscle Testing

Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Force over time during a manual muscle test and a maximal voluntary isometric contraction [ Time Frame: 1 to 6 seconds ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Facilitated (strong) or inhibited (weak) rating of muscle [ Time Frame: 1 to 6 seconds ]

Study Start Date: November 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 years of age,
  • willing to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Major injury or conditions which would prevent muscle testing of the shoulder.
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Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63006
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Katharine M Conable, D.C. Logan College of Chiropractic
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0827070108
Study First Received: September 7, 2007
Last Updated: August 6, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
Manual muscle testing

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014