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Effective Training in Overweight and Obese People

This study has been completed.
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Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier:
First received: September 20, 2005
Last updated: August 25, 2008
Last verified: August 2008
The aim is to come to a consensus about how to prescribe exercise training that actually helps overweight and obese people. Thus, the present study determines the effects of several types of exercise training to define the one with the largest effect with the least effort.

Condition Intervention Phase
Behavioral: Exercise training
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effective Training in Overweight and Obesity

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body weight
  • Aerobic capacity
  • Endothelial function

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Molecular markers in fat and skeletal muscle biopsies for the effects of exercise training

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Body mass index (BMI) over 30

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not able to walk on a treadmill
  • Participating in an other study
  • Serious cardiovascular diseases
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00218920

Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway, 7489
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Principal Investigator: Ulrik Wisloff, Ph.D Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  More Information Identifier: NCT00218920     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2005.542 
Study First Received: September 20, 2005
Last Updated: August 25, 2008

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
aerobic capacity
endothelial function
exercise training

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
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