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Effect of Resistance Training on Microvascular, Hemodynamic and Physical Parameters in Obese Adolescents

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01692314
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect os resistance training on microvascular reactivity, endothelial functions, inflammatory markers, blood pressure, heart rate, body composition and physical fitness in obese adolescents.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Obesity Other: Resistance training

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effect of Resistance Training on Microvascular Reactivity, Endothelial Function, Inflammatory Markers, Body Composition, Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Physical Fitness in Obese Adolescents
Study Start Date : June 2010
Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Study Completion Date : May 2012

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Obese adolescents is being compared to control ones
Patients underwent to resistance training, three times a week, during three months.
Other: Resistance training

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Microvascular Reactivity [ Time Frame: Three months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Endothelial function [ Time Frame: Three months ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Hemodynamic parameters [ Time Frame: three months ]
  2. Imflammatory markers [ Time Frame: three months ]
  3. Body composition [ Time Frame: three months ]
  4. Physical fitness [ Time Frame: three months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Tanner pubertal stage of development between three and five
  • age between 13 up to 17 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • presence of chronic diseases (diabetes mellitus, nephropathy and/or hypertension),
  • musculoskeletal injury,
  • smoking and
  • to be in use of any medication.
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01692314

Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Research in Vascular Biology (BioVasc), Biomedical Center, State University of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rio de Janeiro State University
Rio de Janeiro State Research Supporting Foundation (FAPERJ)
Study Director: Eliete Bouskela, Phd State University of Rio de Janeiro
More Information

Responsible Party: Ingrid Barbara Ferreira Dias, Principal Investigator, Rio de Janeiro State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01692314     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIOVASC 2009
First Posted: September 25, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012

Keywords provided by Ingrid Barbara Ferreira Dias, Rio de Janeiro State University:
Endothelial function
Microvascular reactivity