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Hip-Flexion Strength Training: Can Elastic Bands Induce a Relevant Effect?

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01319175
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Amager Hospital

Brief Summary:
Strength training of the hip flexors using elastic bands can induce an effect on isometric hip strength of at least 15 %.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hip Flexion Strength Other: Hip flexion strength training Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Training group Other: Hip flexion strength training



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Isometric hip flexion strength [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Physically active (more than 2.5 h/week) individuals

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Injury in the lower back or legs within the last 6 months.
  • Systematic strength training of the hip flexors more than once a week within the last 6 months before the study was initiated.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01319175


Locations
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Denmark
Metropol, Campus Raadmandsmarken
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Amager Hospital

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01319175     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-3-2010-062
First Posted: March 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2011
Last Verified: July 2010
Keywords provided by Amager Hospital:
hip flexion strength training
elastic bands
external resistance