Acupuncture in Adolescent Football Players
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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.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 17-003475
NCT ID: NCT03478800
Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-003475
About this study
Is it feasible to perform acupuncture in the training field after sport performance in adolescent football players? Does acupuncture provide a decrease in muscle soreness and improvement in overall sense of well-being in the adolescent football population?
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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Male or female members of the two local high school football teams
- Age 13-18 years
- No current musculoskeletal injuries
- Generally healthy individuals who plan to complete the season barring injury or other unexpected events
- Acupuncture treatment within the past year
- Known active musculoskeletal injury or condition, immunocompromised state, prosthetic heart valve, pregnancy or known history of bleeding disorder
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
|Mayo Clinic Location
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Marianne Luetmer, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
Publications are currently not available