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Myocardial Injury is Not Related to Training Levels Among Recreational Participants in the Silicon Valley Marathon

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
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First received: November 15, 2007
Last updated: November 16, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
To determine if pre-race training effects heart damage induced by marathon running.

Natriuretic Peptide, Brain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Myocardial Injury is Not Related to Training Levels Among Recreational Participants in the Silicon Valley Marathon

Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Enrollment: 53
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2006
Detailed Description:
Investigations have shown increases in cardiac markers consistent with myocardial injury and left ventricular dysfunction in both recreational and elite athletes after endurance exercise. Pre-race training is an important component of endurance events, yet its effect on cardiovascular injury is unclear. The present study aimed to evaluate the correlation between myocardial injury and training level in recreational marathon runners utilizing both objective and subjective measures.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any healthy male or female aged 18-65 planning to run the 2006 Silicon Valley Marathon.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Diabetes
  • History of myocardial infarction or acute coronary syndrome
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00560040

Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
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Principal Investigator: Suzanne M Miller, MD Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  More Information Identifier: NCT00560040     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Miller 01
Study First Received: November 15, 2007
Last Updated: November 16, 2007

Keywords provided by Stanford University:
Natriuretic Peptide, Brain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Trace Elements
Growth Substances
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