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Physiologic Variables in Healthy Women in Shuttle Walk Test

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00638924
First Posted: March 19, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Juliana Gomes Z|abatiero, University of Campinas, Brazil
  Purpose
To analyze the alterations of physiologic variables in healthy sedentary women in the Shuttle Walk Test, verify the distance reached and interruption causes of the test.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Other: Shuttle walk test

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of Physiologic Variables in Healthy Women in Shuttle Walk Test

Further study details as provided by Juliana Gomes Z|abatiero, University of Campinas, Brazil:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Shuttle Walk Test Distance [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    The distance achieved in the test in meters


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Heart Rate [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    Heart rate at baseline


Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Exercise Capacity
Individuals from the female gender; age range of 20 to 30 years old; considered healthy (i.e. with no diagnosed health condition; considered sedentary (i.e. performing less than 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity per week); will be asked to volunteer in the research and perform a exercise capacity test.
Other: Shuttle walk test
the test requires patients to walk at a gradually increasing speed, up and down a 10 m course identified by two marker cones, until they reach a symptom limited maximum. The walking speed was externally paced and controlled by a series of beeps played on a compact disk.
Other Names:
  • Shuttle Walking Test
  • Exercise Capacity Test

Detailed Description:
The Shuttle Walk Test requires patients to walk at a gradually increasing speed, up and down a 10 meter corridor identified by two marker cones, until they reach a symptom limited maximum. The walking speed was externally paced and controlled by a series of beeps played on a compact disk.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
women, between 20 and 30 years old, healthy and sedentary
Criteria
  1. Inclusion criteria:

    1. female gender;
    2. sedentary;
    3. aged 20 to 30 years.
  2. Exclusion criteria:

    1. pregnancy;
    2. enrolment in any regular physical activity program;
    3. diagnosed health conditions.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00638924


Locations
Brazil
State University of Campinas
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 13083887
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Campinas, Brazil
Investigators
Study Chair: Ivete Alonso Saad, dr University of Campinas, Brazil
  More Information

Responsible Party: Juliana Gomes Z|abatiero, Student, University of Campinas, Brazil
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00638924     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200802
First Submitted: March 12, 2008
First Posted: March 19, 2008
Results First Submitted: May 6, 2012
Results First Posted: July 17, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Juliana Gomes Z|abatiero, University of Campinas, Brazil:
healthy sedentary women