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Effects of Kinesio Taping on Postural Stability in Young Soccer Players

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02683434
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 17, 2016
Last Update Posted : July 14, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nihan Ozunlu Pekyavas, Baskent University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of our study is to investigate the effects of Kinesio Taping application, which is applied before the training period, on postural stability in young soccer players.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Increasing Performance of Healthy Athlete Device: Kinesio Taping application Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 62 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effects of Kinesio Taping on Postural Stability in Young Soccer Players
Study Start Date : January 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: KT
Kinesio Taping Application
Device: Kinesio Taping application
Therapeutic taping application applied to skin affecting muscle, fascia, circulation, ligaments, tendons and joints.
Other Name: Kinesio Tex Gold, Kinesio Tex FP

No Intervention: CONTROL

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Tetrax interactive balance system results [ Time Frame: 45 minutes ]
    Postural Stability of soccer players

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Flir E5 Thermographic Camera results [ Time Frame: 45 minutes ]
    Skin temperature measurement of soccer players

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

- Soccer players aged between 12-16

Exclusion Criteria:

- Players who had lower extremity injury previously

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02683434

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Baskent University
Ankara, Turkey, 06810
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baskent University
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Responsible Party: Nihan Ozunlu Pekyavas, Assistant Proffesor, Baskent University Identifier: NCT02683434    
Other Study ID Numbers: KA15/386
First Posted: February 17, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Keywords provided by Nihan Ozunlu Pekyavas, Baskent University: