Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
28/09/2007
Date assigned
28/09/2007
Last edited
18/10/2011
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

Miss Tara Potier

ORCID ID

Contact details

Physiotherapy
Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Road
London
W6 8RF
United Kingdom
+44 020 8886 1492
tpotier@hhnt.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0016186032

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To investigate if a 10 week specific (eccentric) exercise strengthening programme directed at the hamstring muscles, will result in a change to hamstring muscle length measures, indicating an increase in hamstring muscle length.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal Diseases: Muscle strengthening

Intervention

Muscle strengthening exercise vs standard treatment

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Knee range of motion, modified knee extension test, cybex measurements, ultrasound scan

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2006

Overall trial end date

01/03/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Healthy volunteers aged 20-50

Participant type

Healthy volunteer

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2006

Recruitment end date

01/03/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Physiotherapy
London
W6 8RF
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2007 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust (UK)

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

2009 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19271232

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Potier TG, Alexander CM, Seynnes OR, Effects of eccentric strength training on biceps femoris muscle architecture and knee joint range of movement., Eur. J. Appl. Physiol., 2009, 105, 6, 939-944, doi: 10.1007/s00421-008-0980-7.

Additional files

Editorial Notes