This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition neck pain
Treatment exercise
Sponsor University of Southern Denmark
Collaborator Odense University Hospital
Start date March 2009
End date July 2010
Trial size 60 participants
Trial identifier NCT00812903, S-20090005


The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of neck and shoulder pain in Danish fighter pilots, helicopter pilots and helicopter flight crew and to evaluate the effect of a 24 weeks exercise intervention for fighter pilots.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind (outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose prevention
(No Intervention)
Control group
Intervention group
exercise Training
Training exercises chosen with background in knowledge of intelligent training

Primary Outcomes

Neck pain
time frame: 1 year
Compliance to training exercises
time frame: 1 year

Secondary Outcomes

Muscle strength
time frame: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Military fighter and helicopter pilots and crew - Active flying 2006 or later Exclusion Criteria: - Pilots and crew not active since 2005 or earlier - Pilots and crew with other nationality than Danish

Additional Information

Official title Neck Pain in Danish Military Pilots and Flight Crew - Environmental Factors With Influence on Performance (PH.D.-Project)
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in August 2011.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Southern Denmark.