Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Women Through Tai Chi Intervention
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01467544|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 21, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Cardiometabolic Risk Cardiovascular Disease||Other: Tai Chi class|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||96 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Exploring the Effects of Tai Chi on Cardiometabolic Risk in Women|
|Study Start Date :||June 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
No Intervention: wait list control group
After completing time three data collection, wait-listed participants will be provided with the complete tai chi intervention (8 weeks).
Experimental: Tai Chi intervention group
This participant group completes the 8-week tai chi group intervention.
Other: Tai Chi class
The 8-week tai chi group intervention will be lead by Project PI. A focused short form of tai chi involving 12 movements will be used in this project. Each of 8 weekly 60-minute sessions will begin with a 10-minute guided meditation session. Movements learned the previous week will be reviewed prior to introducing new movements. Training DVDs will be produced and provided to participants for weekly and ongoing practice of the techniques.
- Feasibility and acceptability of the intervention [ Time Frame: 8weeks intervention & post-class focus group ]
- Identify potential indicators of intervention effectiveness (change in PNI measures). [ Time Frame: baseline ]
- Identify potential indicators of intervention effectiveness (change in PNI measures). [ Time Frame: 8 Weeks ]
- Identify potential indicators of intervention effectiveness (change in PNI measures). [ Time Frame: 4 Months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01467544
|United States, Virginia|
|Virginia Commonwealth University|
|Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298|
|Principal Investigator:||Jo Lynne W Robins, Ph.D.||Virginia Commonwealth University|