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Parisa Alaei, Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari, Soofia Naghdi, Zahra Fakhari, Shiva Komesh, and Jan Dommerholt

(IRCT 2016112231018N1) was a single-blind randomized controlled trial conducted in the Physiotherapy Clinic of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS). The study protocol was approved by the Review Board of the School of Rehabilitation, and the Ethical Committee of Tehran (Ethics code: IR

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Alexandra F. DeJong Lempke, Rachel M. Koldenhoven, Abbis H. Jaffri, and Jay Hertel

somewhat sacrificed image quality for some frames—an innate limitation of the measurement device. The same assessor with 3 years of USI experience performed all assessments and data processing to reduce error. We attempted to eliminate bias by utilizing a blinded randomized controlled trial design; however

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Pedro L. Valenzuela, Javier S. Morales, Adrián Castillo-García, and Alejandro Lucia

ketone supplement was ingested before (ie, in the hours prior to exercise) or during exercise, but not “chronically” (during more than 1 d) or postexercise (as a recovery aid); and (4) used a randomized controlled trial design that included at least one control intervention consisting of taking a drink

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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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Leonardo Shigaki, Cynthia Gobbi Alves Araújo, Mariane Guizeline Calderon, Thais Karoline Cezar Costa, Andreo Fernando Aguiar, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, and Rubens A. da Silva

the ACSM position. 9 Methods Design This study was a randomized controlled trial conducted in the Center for Health Science Research at the Laboratory of Functional Evaluation and Human Motor Performance (LAFUP), UNOPAR, Londrina-PR, Brazil. The study was conducted according to Resolution 466/2012 of

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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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Aashirwad Mahajan, Satish Mahajan, and Swanand Tilekar

, the primary aim of this pilot study was to determine the feasibility of a future full-scale randomized controlled trial (RCT). The objectives to achieve this aim were as follows: The secondary aim was to understand the possible effects of interventions on objectively and subjectively measured sleep in

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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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Nicole K. Nathan, Rachel L. Sutherland, Kirsty Hope, Nicole J. McCarthy, Matthew Pettett, Ben Elton, Rebecca Jackson, Stewart G. Trost, Christophe Lecathelinais, Kathryn Reilly, John H. Wiggers, Alix Hall, Karen Gillham, Vanessa Herrmann, and Luke Wolfenden

school PA policies requiring minimum time for PA has on student PA levels has not been widely examined in randomized controlled trials. 4 Given the existence of such policies across multiple jurisdictions internationally, the lack of rigorous evaluation of their impact is an important evidence gap

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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