Shoulder Training: Muscle Recruitment Patterns and the Effect of an Exercise Program

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00774956
First received: September 25, 2008
Last updated: March 19, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate the muscle recruitment pattern and the effect of a 6 week shoulder exercise training program in healthy persons and subjects with shoulder impingement


Condition Intervention
Shoulder Impingement
Procedure: Exercise training program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Shoulder Training: Muscle Recruitment Patterns and the Effect of an Exercise Program

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Further study details as provided by University Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle recruitment pattern [ Time Frame: After 6 weeks of training ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Shoulder pain and functional ability in the patient group [ Time Frame: After 6 weeks of training ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 77
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Subject with shoulder impingement
Procedure: Exercise training program
A 6 week shoulder exercise training program
Active Comparator: 2
Healthy persons
Procedure: Exercise training program
A 6 week shoulder exercise training program

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current reported history of shoulder pain localised at the glenohumeral joint diagnosed as impingement
  • two positive shoulder impingement tests
  • pain reproduction during two of three additional categories of clinical tests
  • the subject is able to perform pain-free arm elevations with a resistance of 0.5 kg

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cervical and periscapular pain
  • positive labral injury tests
  • history of shoulder surgery
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00774956

Locations
Belgium
University Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Guy Vanderstraeten, MD, PhD University Ghent
Principal Investigator: Ann Cools, PhD University Ghent
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00774956     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/432
Study First Received: September 25, 2008
Last Updated: March 19, 2012
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

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