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

This study has been completed.
Rio de Janeiro State Research Supporting Foundation (FAPERJ)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ingrid Barbara Ferreira Dias, Rio de Janeiro State University Identifier:
First received: September 14, 2012
Last updated: September 24, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
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 Intervention
Other: Resistance training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: 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

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Further study details as provided by Rio de Janeiro State University:

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

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

Other Outcome Measures:
  • Hemodynamic parameters [ Time Frame: three months ]
  • Imflammatory markers [ Time Frame: three months ]
  • Body composition [ Time Frame: three months ]
  • Physical fitness [ Time Frame: three months ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Obese adolescents is being compared to control ones
Patients underwent to resistance training, three times a week, during three months.
Other: Resistance training


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.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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 Identifier: NCT01692314     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIOVASC 2009
Study First Received: September 14, 2012
Last Updated: September 24, 2012

Keywords provided by Rio de Janeiro State University:
Endothelial function
Microvascular reactivity
Adolescents processed this record on May 22, 2017