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Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108


Purpose:

Evaluation of a neck strengthening program as a potential intervention to reduce the risk of sport-related concussion in youth contact and collision sport athletes.


Study summary:

This is a pilot study to investigate the effect of a supervised 8 week strengthening intervention in male and female youth contact and collision sport athletes. Participants will complete a supervised strengthening exercise intervention involving manual resistance exercises administered by a strength coach with pre- and post-intervention assessments of neck size and strength.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Contact/collision sport athletes (for example, american football, soccer, rugby, lacrosse, ice hockey, field hockey, basketball, wrestling, boxing, martial arts, water polo) Exclusion Criteria: - History of concussion (suspected or diagnosed) in the previous 6 months - History of neck pain or injury in the previous 6 months - History of migraine headaches - History of personal or parental history of a diagnosed anxiety disorder


NCT ID:

NCT02455037


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
James T Eckner, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 23, 2017

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