Neck Pain in Danish Military Pilots and Flight Crew

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2010 by University of Southern Denmark.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Odense University Hospital
Danish Defence
Royal Danish Air Force
Information provided by:
University of Southern Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00812903
First received: December 18, 2008
Last updated: August 8, 2011
Last verified: September 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of neck and shoulder pain in Danish fighter pilots, helicopter pilots and helicopter flight crew and to evaluate the effect of a 24 weeks exercise intervention for fighter pilots.


Condition Intervention
Neck Pain
Behavioral: Exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Neck Pain in Danish Military Pilots and Flight Crew - Environmental Factors With Influence on Performance (PH.D.-Project)

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Further study details as provided by University of Southern Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Neck pain [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Compliance to training exercises [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle strength [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control
Control group
Experimental: Exercise
Intervention group
Behavioral: Exercise
Training exercises chosen with background in knowledge of intelligent training
Other Name: Training

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Military fighter and helicopter pilots and crew
  • Active flying 2006 or later

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pilots and crew not active since 2005 or earlier
  • Pilots and crew with other nationality than Danish
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00812903

Locations
Denmark
Fighterwing Skrydstrup
Vojens, Denmark, 6500
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark
Odense University Hospital
Danish Defence
Royal Danish Air Force
Investigators
Study Director: Gisela Sjoegaard, Professor University of Souther Denmark
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Britt Lange, MD, Odense University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812903     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20090005
Study First Received: December 18, 2008
Last Updated: August 8, 2011
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics
Denmark: Danish Dataprotection Agency

Keywords provided by University of Southern Denmark:
Neck
Pain
Exercise
Pilots
Crew

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neck Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014