This study is comparing the effects of two types of readily available off-the-shelf sport shoes on kneecap pain in teenagers. Participants will be randomly allocated into two different groups. Participants in each group will be provided with a pair of sport shoes to wear for all of their sport and exercise for 3 months.
You may be eligible if you:
- are aged between 12 - 19 years old;
- have had kneecap pain for 2 months or longer;
- play sport or exercise for at least 60 minutes per week;
- can commit to wearing the study shoes for all of your sport over the next 3 months
SHAPE was designed and developed by researchers (Assoc Prof Kade Paterson, Prof Rana Hinman, Prof Kim Bennell, Assoc Prof Adam Bryant, and Sam Shearer).
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