Lifestyle and Obesity

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00756210
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 22, 2008
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University College of Antwerp

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Other: Whole body vibration Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)

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

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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 (NCT number): NCT00756210

Antwerp University Hospital
Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
University College of Antwerp Identifier: NCT00756210     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DepG0002
First Posted: September 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 22, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms