Physical Activity in Postmenopausal Women

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 20, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 18, 2011
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National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The study is designed to investigate the physical activity and its dose-response relationship in postmenopausal women on the cardiovascular risks and cardiac function.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Postmenopausal Disorder Other: Exercise training Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Physical Activity and Exercise Dose-response on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Postmenopausal Women
Study Start Date : September 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: moderate exercise training Other: Exercise training
Different dose of exercise training
Experimental: intensive exercise training Other: Exercise training
Different dose of exercise training
No Intervention: Control

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body mass index (BMI) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  2. Waist circumference [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  3. Lab data (lipid profile, CRP, insulin resistance) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  4. QT interval and corrected QT interval (QTc) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  5. Cardiovascular fitness [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  6. Heart rate recovery after exercise test [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Myocardial perfusion

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal women aged 40 to 80 years and age matched men without major diseases

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known cardiac disease, excessive weight change during last year, cancer and mental disorders

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01398605

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Ying-Tai Wu, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital

Responsible Party: Ying-Tai Wu, School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Identifier: NCT01398605     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200709026R
First Posted: July 20, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Postmenopausal women
Physical activity
Cardiovascular risks
Cardiac function