Perception of Physical Exertion in Healthy Weight and Obese Adolescents
Verified May 2013 by University of Vermont
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Connie Tompkins, PhD, University of Vermont
First received: September 24, 2012
Last updated: May 15, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
Little is known regarding the relationship between perceived and physiological exertion in adolescents. The purpose of this study is to investigate the association between physiological and perceptual markers of effort during exercise and the relationship of these markers to other health-related behaviors in healthy weight and obese adolescents.
Physiological Response to Exercise
Perception of Exercise Difficulty
||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
||Perception of Physical Exertion in Healthy Weight and Obese Adolescents: A Pilot Study
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Secondary Outcome Measures:
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||May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
greater than or equal to the 5th to less than the 85th BMI percentile
greater than or equal to the 95th BMI percentile
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||13 Years to 18 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Healthy weight and obese adolescents from the community
- Healthy weight (>5th-85th BMI percentile) or obese (>95th BMI percentile)
- male and female adolescents, 13-18 years
- Approval to participate in a submaximal and maximal treadmill test received from the adolescent's pediatrician.
- Underweight (<5th BMI percentile)
- overweight (85 - <95th BMI percentile)
- evidence/reporting of significant cardiovascular disease, cardiac arrhythmias, liver disease, or the chronic use of medications including diuretics, steroids and adrenergic-stimulating agents.
- Adolescents with emotional problems such as clinical depression or other diagnosed psychological condition and currently use prescription medication for psychological conditions.
- Approval to participate in a submaximal and maximal treadmill test from the adolescent's pediatrician not obtained
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01695785
|University of Vermont
|Burlington, Vermont, United States, 05405 |
|Contact: Connie Tompkins, PhD 802-656-3817 Connie.Tompkins@uvm.edu |
|Principal Investigator: Connie Tompkins, PhD |
University of Vermont
||Connie Tompkins, PhD
||University of Vermont
No publications provided
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 29, 2014
||Connie Tompkins, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||September 24, 2012
||May 15, 2013
||United States: UVM IRB Committee on Human Research in the Medical Sciences