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Fitness and Daily Function in Adults

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018265
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted : January 21, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of aerobic fitness on the ability of able and disabled older adults to perform daily functional activities. Subjects are tested in their oxygen use patterns as they perform a series of functional tasks (such as walking on stairs) and following a 24-week training program focused on improving the ability to perform daily tasks likely requiring aerobic fitness (such as walking on stairs).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cardiovascular Disease Behavioral: Task specific endurance training Behavioral: Tai Chi Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 140 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Oxygen Kinetics, Mobility Task Performance, and Task Training in Older Adults
Study Start Date : October 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2003




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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Both healthy and self-reported mobility-impaired older adults

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Locations
United States, Michigan
Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48105
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Donald Dengel

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018265     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGCG-003-99S
First Posted: July 5, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: December 2004

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Rehabilitation
exercise test
aging

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases