Shoulder Rotational Flexibility and Throwing Arm Injuries of Baseball Pitchers

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Major League Baseball
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Florida
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00631826
First received: February 29, 2008
Last updated: April 4, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
  Purpose

The evaluation of any relationship between the rotational resistance of the shoulder and shoulder flexibility with throwing arm injuries in professional and college level pitchers.


Condition
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Flexibility
Rotational Resistance of Shoulder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Shoulder Internal/External Rotational Flexibility is Related to Throwing Arm Injuries in Professional Baseball Players

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Further study details as provided by University of Florida:

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Collegiate level baseball pitchers

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Currently competing
  • Healthy pitching arm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inactive status
  • Previous injury
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Locations
United States, Florida
UF&Shands Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32611
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
Major League Baseball
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nigel Zheng, PhD UF Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Florida
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 50-2007
Study First Received: February 29, 2008
Last Updated: April 4, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Florida:
Shoulder
Injuries
Flexiblity
Rotational resistance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arm Injuries
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 23, 2014