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Lifestyle and Obesity

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University College of Antwerp Identifier:
First received: September 18, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2008
History: No changes posted
The objective of this trial is to determine the effect of different lifestyle interventions such as aerobic exercise and alternative resistance training methods, combined with a hypocaloric diet, on weight, body composition and metabolic risk factors in overweight and obese adults.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Other: Whole body vibration

Study Type: Interventional

Further study details as provided by University College of Antwerp:

Intervention Details:
    Other: Whole body vibration
    Frequence: 35 Hz Amplitude: 'high' (approx. 4 mm)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Body mass index > 24.9 kg/m²
  • age > 18 y
  • pre-menopauzal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Body mass index > 40 kg/m²
  • Pregnancy
  • Diabetes
  • Joint replacement surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00756210

Antwerp University Hospital
Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
University College of Antwerp
  More Information Identifier: NCT00756210     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DepG0002
Study First Received: September 18, 2008
Last Updated: September 18, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
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