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Objective Assessment of Physical Activity in Older Adults

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01621035
First Posted: June 15, 2012
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
  Purpose
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
Functionality Strength Validity During Daily Activities Physical Activity Older Adults

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:

Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
elderly (> 70 y)

  Eligibility

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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
  Contacts and Locations
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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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01621035     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML7732
First Submitted: June 13, 2012
First Posted: June 15, 2012
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012