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Adam Kelly and Justin Stanek

hypothesized that the intervention would improve dynamic balance after 4 weeks of daily use. Methods Design An exploratory, parallel design, randomized control trial was conducted, in which the independent variable was the intervention group (foot-toe orthosis and laboratory-issued shoe [FTO] group), the

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Karenina Arrais Guida Modesto, Pedro Ferreira Alves de Oliveira, Hellora Gonçalves Fonseca, Klaus Porto Azevedo, Vinicius Guzzoni, Martim Bottaro, Nicolas Babault and Joao Luiz Quagliotti Durigan

and signed a detailed informed consent form approved by the ethical committee on human research. Design This study was designed as a double-blinded randomized controlled trial. Subjects performed 21 visits to the laboratory: familiarization, pretraining evaluation, 18 training sessions, and

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Lisa Price, Katrina Wyatt, Jenny Lloyd, Charles Abraham, Siobhan Creanor, Sarah Dean and Melvyn Hillsdon

Assessing children’s physical activity (PA) using accelerometry is now common place in cohort studies ( 2 , 6 , 9 ) and randomized controlled trials ( 14 , 32 ). However, researchers still face challenges regarding choice of minimum wear-time criteria and participant compliance (ie, those who meet

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K. Dillon and Harry Prapavessis

randomized controlled trial (RCT; Arain, Campbell, Cooper, & Lancaster, 2010 ). Methods Design This was a 10-week single-site pilot RCT. Ethical approval was received from The University of Western Ontario Ethics Committee. The intervention was registered as a clinical trial (reference: ClinicalTrials

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Cameron Bolton, Sheri Hale and Todd Telemeco

study was a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial (NCT03428620), which included individuals who reported CAI. Participants were recruited through a convenience sample from Shenandoah University and the surrounding community by recruitment flyers, email, and word of mouth. Participants were

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David Cruz-Díaz, Kyung-Min Kim, Fidel Hita-Contreras, Marco Bergamin, Agustin Aibar-Almazán and Antonio Martínez-Amat

observed during Tai Chi practice and SEBT assessment. Long-term effects of Tai Chi should be controlled with the inclusion of a follow-up period in future randomized controlled trials. Limitations and Further Research The main limitation of the study was the lack of a follow-up period to assess how the

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Orges Lena, Jasemin Todri, Ardita Todri, José Luis Martínez Gil and Maria Gomez Gallego

03849053) on Clinicaltrial.gov . A double-blind, randomized, controlled trial was implemented to compare the effectiveness of MM in LBP (pre–post tests at baseline and after 24 wk) between 2 groups (experimental and active comparator). No changes occurred in the methods after trial commencement. The

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Aline Mendes Gerage, Tânia Rosane Bertoldo Benedetti, Raphael Mendes Ritti-Dias, Ana Célia Oliveira dos Santos, Bruna Cadengue Coêlho de Souza and Fábio Araujo Almeida

worksite-based weight loss randomized controlled trial: the worksite study . Obesity (Silver Spring) . 2015 ; 23 ( 4 ): 737 – 745 . doi:10.1002/oby.20899 25678325 10.1002/oby.20899 9. Mendoza-Ruvalcaba NM , Arias-Merino ED . “I am active”: effects of a program to promote active aging . Clin Interv

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Elizabeth F. Teel, Stephen W. Marshall, L. Gregory Appelbaum, Claudio L. Battaglini, Kevin A. Carneiro, Kevin M. Guskiewicz, Johna K. Register-Mihalik and Jason P. Mihalik

students adhere to a brief aerobic training program and to provide a foundation for future applications of active interventions in concussion management for injured subjects. Methods Design A parallel-group, unblinded, randomized controlled trial assessed ACTIVE training on feasibility and adherence

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Hooman Minoonejad, Mohammad Karimizadeh Ardakani, Reza Rajabi, Erik A. Wikstrom and Ali Sharifnezhad

the ankle). Methods Study Design This study was single-blind randomized controlled trial. Participants were randomly (using a closed envelope technique) assigned to either an experimental group (hopping program) or a control group as previously described. Sample size was estimated using G