Strength Training in Nonagenarians (STRONG)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00848978|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2009 by Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañon.
Recruitment status was: Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : February 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Elderly||Behavioral: 8-week aerobic and strength training program|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Health Enhancing Strength Training in Nonagenarians|
|Study Start Date :||March 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2009|
The experimental group will participate in the aerobic and strength training program.
Behavioral: 8-week aerobic and strength training program
Participants allocated in the intervention group will be enrolled in three weekly non-consecutive training sessions for 8 weeks. Each session will last for about 45-50 min. The exercise program will consist of muscular strength and aerobic exercises. Each session will start and end with a low intensity ~5-7 min warm-up and cool-down period respectively, consisting mainly of stretching exercises involving all major muscle groups.
No Intervention: 1
The usual care group will receive general physical activity guidelines.
- Functional capacity and quality of life [ Time Frame: August 2009 ]
- Depressive symptoms, falls and body composition [ Time Frame: August 2009 ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00848978
|Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón|
|Madrid, Spain, 28007|