Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
20/05/2011
Date assigned
02/06/2011
Last edited
02/06/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Marcelo Botelho

ORCID ID

Contact details

Av. Oceanica
3731
Rio Vermelho
Salvador
41950-000
Brazil

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

n/a

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

When cervical spinal manipulation (CSMT) is applied to the cervical spine, grip strength in Judo athletes can be increased

Ethics approval

Research Ethics Committee, Institute of Higher Education (Instituto Mantenedor de Ensino Superior) (Brazil) May 2009, Ref 904

Study design

Prospective, single blind, pilot randomized clinical trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Sports performence influence on judo athletes

Intervention

1. Cervical spine manipulative therapy
2. Sham manipulation

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Grip strength variations before CSMT therapy or sham intervention and after first, second and third intreventions on groups treatment and placebo
2. For measurement it was used a hand hydraulic dynamometer (Jamar 5030 J1)

Secondary outcome measures

No secondary outcome measures

Overall trial start date

01/06/2009

Overall trial end date

30/06/2009

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Age ranging from 15-30 years
2. Regular attendance to training and competing sessions for at least four days a week
3. Never been submitted to chiropractic care and possessno prior knowledge of its procedures
4. No change of the medical or physical routine due the addition of the new procedures

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

25

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Spine anomalies, such as hypoplasia or instability of the odontoid process
2. Acute fracture or infections
3. Cancer
4. Local hematoma
5. Signs of progressive neurological deficit
6. Arnold-Chiari malformation
7. Vertebral dislocation
8. Signs of meningeal irritation
9. Joint instability signs

Recruitment start date

01/06/2009

Recruitment end date

30/06/2009

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Brazil

Trial participating centre

Av. Oceanica, 3731
Salvador
41950-000
Brazil

Sponsor information

Organisation

School of Technology and Science (Faculdade de Tecnologia e Ciências) (Brazil)

Sponsor details

c/o Dr Marcelo Borges Botelho and Dr Bruno Andrade
Faculdade de Tecnologia e Ciências
Salvador
41950-000
Brazil

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Other

Funder name

Investigator initiated and funded (Brazil)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes