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Fitness Training in Children

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: October 1, 2015
Last verified: October 2008

September 12, 2005
October 1, 2015
March 2002
December 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
maximal VO2 levels [ Time Frame: 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • maximal VO2 levels
  • body composition by DEXA
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00205296 on Archive Site
fasting insulin and glucose levels [ Time Frame: 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
fasting insulin and glucose levels
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Fitness Training in Children
Effect of Fitness Training on Insulin Sensitivity and Body Composition in Children
We hypothesize that improvement in cardiovascular fitness is associated with a greater improvement in insulin sensitivity than improvement in body composition (loss of body fat) is associated with insulin sensitivity. Towards that we are randomizing children who are overweight, or children with low fitness levels to exercise intervention 2 or three times per week.
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Obesity
  • Low Fitness
Behavioral: exercise
this will test the effect of exercise on insulin sensitivity, fitness and body composition
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
December 2012
December 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • obesity
  • low fitness

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of diabetes
  • inability to exercise
7 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
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University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Principal Investigator: Aaron Carrel, MD, MPH University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Madison
October 2008

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