Progressive Resistance Strength Training (PRT) in Hospitalised Elderly Patients (B15)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01371097|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 10, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 11, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Medical Diseases Neurological Diseases Chronical Obstructive Lung Diseases||Other: Progressive Resistance strength training|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||71 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Progressive Resistance Strength Training in Hospitalised Elderly Patients|
|Study Start Date :||September 2006|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2008|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2008|
|No Intervention: Control Group|
|Experimental: Treatment group||
Other: Progressive Resistance strength training
Resistance strength training is given as circle training. The resistance is increased with regularly intervals.
- Timed "Up & Go" Test [ Time Frame: Before randomisation and 3 days before discharge from the department ]The Timed Up & Go (TUG) test assess basic functional mobility.(14). The test measures the time (in seconds)that the subjects used for standing up from the seating position on a chair (chair seat height = 45 cm) with armrest, walking 3 m, turning around and walking back to the chair and sitting down again.
- Barthel Index [ Time Frame: before randomisation and 3 days before discharge from the department ]
BI consists of 10 functional tasks of which 3 tasks focus the function of mowing and walking. Task numbers 8 in BI "Transfer" assess the ability to move and are rated on a 0, 5 and10 point ordinal scale. Task number 9 in BI "Walking" assess the ability to walk rated on a 0, 5 or 10 point scale.
Task number 10 in BI "Stairs" assesses the ability to walk on stairs and is rated with 0, 5, 10 or 15 points.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01371097
|Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup|
|Glostrup, Denmark, DK-2600|
|Principal Investigator:||Sigrid Tibaek, Dr Med Sci, PT||Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup|