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Influence of Spinal Manipulative Therapy Upon Stroop Task Performance

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 9, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 1, 2009
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Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if spinal manipulative therapy can affect cognitive processing as determined by performance on a Stroop task. It is specifically hypothesized that number of errors and response times will decrease as a result of spinal manipulative therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Motor Response Time Procedure: Spinal manipulative therapy Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : June 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Normal healthy

Exclusion Criteria:

No spinal manipulation one week proceeding trial No stimulants or depressants

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00335426

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United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
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Principal Investigator: Kristan J Giggey, DC Logan College of Chiropractic

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00335426     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0601060018
First Posted: June 9, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2009
Last Verified: August 2009