Evaluation of Exercise Benefits to Promote Health Aging Among Chronically Ill Geriatrics in a Community
|Diabetes Hypertension Osteoporosis Osteoarthritis||Device: hydraulic resistance circuit training|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Exercise Benefits to Promote Health Aging Among Chronically Ill Geriatrics in a Community.|
- International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) [ Time Frame: three years ]Level of self-reported physical activity assessed with the International Physical Activity Questionnaire,IPAQ and expressed as MET-minutes.
- Body composition measurement [ Time Frame: three years ]Body composition refers to the amount of relative fat to muscle you have in your body, which the items include height (cm), weight(kg), body mass index (BMI), muscle mass(kg), fat (%), fat mass, fat free mass (FFM), and total body water (TBW).
- The physical fitness assessment [ Time Frame: three years ]
The physical fitness designed to evaluate several components of functional ﬁtness was as follows:
30-second chair stand test: Count the times that person rises in 30-s without pushing off with the arms.
Chair sit and reach: Measure the distance with an 20-cm ruler that a person is short of reaching the toe (minus score) or beyond the toe (plus score).
2-minute step test: Determine the times that person can step in place, raising (Alternate test) the knees to a height halfway between the iliac crest and middle of the patella, in 2-min.
Back scratch: Measure the distance between (or the overlap of) the middle ﬁngers behind the back when trying to touch the middle ﬁngers of both hands together behind the back.
8-foot up and go: Measure the time it takes to get out of a chair, walk 8-feet to and around a cone, and return to the chair.
|Study Start Date:||February 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||May 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
No Intervention: control
Do exercise at home with video program designed by our team.
Experimental: hydraulic resistance circuit training
Intervention:12 weeks resistance training
Device: hydraulic resistance circuit training
12 weeks (3 times per week, 40 min circuit) of hydraulic resistance circuit training that consisted of 10 types of equipments for different part of strength training.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01754415
|New Taipei City, Taiwan, 220|
|Study Chair:||Tsung-Ching Lin, Master||Far Eastern Memorial Hospital|