An Injury Prevention Program for Professional Ballet
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04110002|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 1, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 1, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Accidents Sports Injury Prevention||Behavioral: Injury Prevention Program||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||52 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||2 arm: randomized to injury prevention protocol or control group|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||An Injury Prevention Program for Professional Ballet: a Randomized Controlled Investigation|
|Actual Study Start Date :||July 15, 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 1, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 1, 2017|
Experimental: Injury Prevention Program
Those allocated to the injury prevention program will be instructed on the program, the added exercises, and the additional time commitment.
Behavioral: Injury Prevention Program
No Intervention: Control
The control group will practice and perform with no change to pre-existing years' standard operating practice.
- Rate of Injury [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Number of injuries sustained and reported per subject during the 1 year study. Data will be aggregated according to arm of study to ascertain the rate of injury for each group.
- Turn-out degrees [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Turn-out degree values to measure flexibility and strength. Turnout is the sum of hip rotation, tibial torsion, and contributions from the foot.
- Beighton [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Beighton scale to ascertain generalized joint laxity. Maximum score of 9, minimum score of 0.
- AOFAS ankle-hindfoot [ Time Frame: 1 year ]American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Ankle-Hindfoot Score. 100 point total score. Instrument combines functional outcome and pain for subject's ankle or hindfoot.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04110002
|Principal Investigator:||Joshua D Harris, MD||The Methodist Hospital System|