Lower Extremity Muscle and Function in the Elderly: Study 2

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Roger A Fielding, Tufts University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01614392
First received: September 28, 2009
Last updated: June 5, 2012
Last verified: June 2012

September 28, 2009
June 5, 2012
September 2009
October 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Peak lower extremity velocity [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline to Week 4, change from baseline to Week 16 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01614392 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Muscle Strength [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline to week 4, change from baseline to Week 16 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Lower Extremity Muscle and Function in the Elderly: Study 2
Lower Extremity Muscle and Function in the Elderly: Study 2

This research study is looking to compare the effects of two uniquely different power training interventions (high force, lower velocity versus low force, high velocity) on changes in mobility status among older individuals at risk for mobility disability.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Mobility Limitation
Behavioral: Lower Extremity high velocity low force Power Training
Lower Extremity high velocity, low force Power Training
Other Name: Lower Extremity low velocity, high force power training
  • Experimental: Lower Extremity Power Training
    Intervention: Behavioral: Lower Extremity high velocity low force Power Training
  • Experimental: Lower Extremity power training
    Intervention: Behavioral: Lower Extremity high velocity low force Power Training
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Completed
52
October 2011
October 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and Female 70-85 yrs
  • Community dwelling
  • Short Performance Battery Score >9
  • BMI range 19-32 kg/m2
  • Willingness to be randomized and come the laboratory for 20 weeks.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute or Terminal Illness
  • MI in previous 6 months, symptomatic coronary artery disease or congestive heart failure.
  • Upper or Lower extremity fracture in previous 6 months
  • Uncontrolled hypertension (150/90mmHg)
  • Neuromuscular diseases and drugs that affect neuromuscular function
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Participation in any regular endurance or resistance training exercise during previous 3 months
Both
70 Years to 85 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT01614392
AG-18844
No
Roger A Fielding, Tufts University
Tufts University
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Principal Investigator: Roger A Fieilding, Ph D. Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
Tufts University
June 2012

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