Study of Arm and Putter Movement in Golfers with Golfer's Cramp


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 12-007930
    NCT ID: NCT02032758
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 12-007930

About this study

The investigators will investigate golfers with visual evidence of an involuntary movement while putting before and after treatment with a low dose of propranolol.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Age 18-75
  • Complaint of golfer's cramp/yips
  • Visual evidence of a movement disorder during putting
  • Able to complete 80 putts during the session

Exclusion criteria:

  • Contraindication to treatment with propranolol
  • Movement disorder not when putting

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Amy Duffy



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