This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition hair and scalp health
Treatment survey of exercise practices
Sponsor Wake Forest University
Start date September 2007
End date October 2007
Trial size 100 participants
Trial identifier NCT00691782, 00003923


The purpose of this research study is to better understand African American women's hair and hair styling practices and how these practices affect attitudes and viewpoints regarding exercise.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-only
Time perspective retrospective
African American females between the ages of 21 and 60
survey of exercise practices
detailed questionnaire regarding the subject's race, income level; type(s), frequency, intensity, and amount of exercise; attitudes about exercise; hair style; hair care practices; attitudes about hair; hair and scalp health; and attitudes about exercise with regards to hair

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants from 21 years up to 60 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Female between 21 and 60 years old. - African, Afro-Caribbean, or African American decent. - Able and willing to follow study procedures and successfully complete hair and exercise questionnaire/survey. Exclusion Criteria: - Unable to read or understand hair and exercise questionnaire/survey.

Additional Information

Official title The Impact of African American Women's Hair Care Practices and Hair Attitudes on Exercise Habits
Principal investigator Amy McMichael, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in December 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Wake Forest School of Medicine.