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Objective Assessment of Physical Activity in Older Adults

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01621035
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 15, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the validity of 2 objective measures of physical activity among older adults. In addition, the investigators will examine the influence of functionality, walking aids, walking speed and step length on the accuracy.

Condition or disease
Functionality Strength Validity During Daily Activities Physical Activity Older Adults

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 90 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : November 2011
Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Study Completion Date : June 2012

Group/Cohort
elderly (> 70 y)




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Ages Eligible for Study:   70 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Older adults (> 70 years)
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 70 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • recent cardiovascular event
  • vestibular disorder or fracture (4 months)
  • severe dementia
  • oxygen supplementation during daily activities
  • not able to perform daily activities

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01621035


Locations
Belgium
Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Responsible Party: Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01621035     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML7732
First Posted: June 15, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012