The Influence of Exercise on Mental Health After Discharge From Hospital
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of aerobic fitness training on mental health (health-related quality of life),cognitive and physical capacity in older people discharge from hospital and to assess if further aerobic training at home enhances the effect.
Design: Randomized controlled trial conducted at Oslo University Hospital, department of Medicine in conjunction with Oslo University College. The subjects will be randomized into one intervention group (training group) or one control group.
Health-related quality of life Physical function Cognitive capacity Physical activity Body composition Physical activity level
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||The Aim of the Study is to Evaluate the Effect of Aerobic Fitness Training on Mental Health (Health-related Quality of Life), Cognitive and Physical Capacity in Older People Discharged From Hospital.|
- Health-related quality of life. Short form Health Survey (SF-36, version 2 [ Time Frame: 3 and 12 months ]
- Senior fitness test, Cognitive capacity, PASE [ Time Frame: 3 and 12 months ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: Training follow-up after discharge
Aerobic training Home-program
Other: Aerobic training
Group-based Aerobic Interval Training twice a week in 12 weeks, based on the Ulleval model. The Norwegian Ulleval Model is a group-based aerobic interval training program which is widely used in Scandinavian hospitals for patients with coronary disease. It is designed to improve physical capacity, body awareness and emotional well-being.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01204567
|Oslo University Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Therese Brovold, phd student||no afflication|