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The Impact of Resistance Exercise Training On Metabolic Dysregulation in Obese Children.

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00460135
First Posted: April 13, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2009
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Information provided by:
McGill University Health Center
  Purpose

Impact of resistance training in prepubertal children with obesity focusing mostly in changes in body composition and markers of insulin resistance.

Hypothesis is that this will show positive changes in this randomized controlled trial.


Condition Intervention
Childhood Obesity Body Composition Resistance Training Insulin Resistance Behavioral: resistance training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Impact of Resistance Exercise Training On Metabolic Dysregulation in Obese Children.

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Further study details as provided by McGill University Health Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in body composition as per DEXA scans [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in insulin resistance as per HOMA score [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: RT
resistance training
Behavioral: resistance training
2 times a week resistance training
No Intervention: Routine care
General counseling on increasing physical exercise

Detailed Description:
24 obese prepubertal obese children randomized to either resistance training program or usual care for 12 weeks. Baseline blood profiles and DEXA scans done before and after 12 weeks of training with the help of kinesiology graduates from Concordia University kinesiology department.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between 8-12y
  • Prepubertal
  • Not on medications with known impact on weight loss

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pubertal
  • Uncontrolled thyroid condition
  • Type 2 diabetes
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00460135


Locations
Canada, Quebec
Montreal Children's Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3H 1P3
Sponsors and Collaborators
McGill University Health Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Laurent Legault, MD Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC
  More Information

Responsible Party: Laurent Legault,MD, MUHC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00460135     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PED-06-004
First Submitted: April 11, 2007
First Posted: April 13, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2009
Last Verified: March 2009

Keywords provided by McGill University Health Center:
Resistance
Training
Obesity
Children

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Insulin Resistance
Pediatric Obesity
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Obesity
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms