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Effects of Whole Body Vibration Exercise on Metabolic Systems in Latino Boys (VIBES)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Todd Schroeder, University of Southern California Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2012
Last updated: July 6, 2012
Last verified: May 2011
The purpose of this study is to determine if whole body vibration exercise improves insulin/glucose dynamics and bone metabolism in Latino Boys.

Condition Intervention
Effects of Whole Body Vibration Exercise on Metabolic Systems
Other: Exercise intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effects of Whole Body Vibration Exercise on Metabolic Systems in Latino Boys

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Further study details as provided by University of Southern California:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood insulin [ Time Frame: Baseline and week 10 ]
    Change in basal insulin levels

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Bone Density [ Time Frame: Baseline and week 10 ]
    Change in bone mineral density

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control Group
A group that continues with their normal daily activities for the duration of the study
Experimental: Exercise Group
This group exercises 3 times each week
Other: Exercise intervention
Whole body vibration exercise 3 times per week


Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Boy 8-10 years of age
  • Tanner Stage I
  • Age and gender BMI > 85th percentile
  • Hispanic descent( all four grandparents of Hispanic descent)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute or chronic illness
  • Any condition known to influence body composition, or insulin/glucose dynamics
  • Musculoskeletal disease, injury, or orthopedic condition that would prevent exercise
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01635673

United States, California
USC Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, Clinical Exercise Research Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90033
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern California
Principal Investigator: Todd Schroeder, PhD University of Southern California
  More Information

Responsible Party: Todd Schroeder, Principal Investigator, University of Southern California Identifier: NCT01635673     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VIBES
Study First Received: July 3, 2012
Last Updated: July 6, 2012

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