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High-intensity Exercise Training or Multidisciplinary Treatment in Extremely Obese Adolescents

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00682266
First Posted: May 22, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 6, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  Purpose
The aim of the present study was to determine the effects of a multidisciplinary approach and intensity-controlled interval training on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight adolescents

Condition Intervention
Obesity Cardiovascular Diseases Behavioral: intensity controlled interval training (AIT) Behavioral: Multidisciplinary approach (MTG)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Reducing Cardiovascular Risk Factors In Overweight Adolescents: Multidisciplinary Treatment and Intensity Controlled Interval Training

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Flow mediated Diameter Maximal oxygen uptake BMI [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Enrollment: 54
Study Start Date: February 2004
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: October 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Aerobic interval training
intensity-controlled interval training
Behavioral: intensity controlled interval training (AIT)
4 x 4 min intervals at 90% of maximal heart rate, each interval separated by 3 min at 70%, twice a week for 3 months
Experimental: MTG
multidisciplinary approach
Behavioral: Multidisciplinary approach (MTG)
exercise, dietary and psychological advice, twice a month for 12 months

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI >+ 2SD (age adjusted)
  • Fitted for group treatment
  • at least one parent attending the treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not able to join treatment
  • not able to walk
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00682266


Locations
Norway
St. Olavs Hospital
Trondheim, Norway, 7006
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Investigators
Study Director: Rønnaug Ødegård, Dr.med St. Olavs Hospital
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00682266     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 251076
First Submitted: May 20, 2008
First Posted: May 22, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 6, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Adolescent
Overweight
Exercise
multidisciplinary approach
Oxygen uptake
Flow mediated dilatation
Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases