Home Based Resistance Training For Type 2 Diabetes

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 17, 2009
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University of Alberta, Physical Education

September 13, 2005
September 22, 2005
March 17, 2009
April 2005
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  • HbA1c
  • Muscular strength
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Fasting blood glucose, insulin, lipid concentrations, C-reactive protein, body composition (DEXA), exercise adherence, behaviour change, psychosocial predictors of resistance training, quality of life.
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Home Based Resistance Training For Type 2 Diabetes
A Home Based Resistance Training Program for Obese Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
This study will investigate the biological and psychosocial benefits of a home-based resistance-training program for sedentary, obese adults living with type 2 diabetes.
Obese individuals with type 2 diabetes will be randomly assigned to either an experimental group where they will perform moderate to high intensity resistance training (50-60% 1RM weeks 1-3 and 70-85% 1RM in weeks 4-16) three times per week for 16 weeks or to a non-training control group. All resistance training will be performed at home using a multigym apparatus. A personal trainer (PT) will come to the homes of each participant in the experimental group to make sure that exercises are being performed safely with the correct technique, and at the prescribed intensity. In the first two weeks, the PT will come to all 3 sessions per week. In weeks 3-4 this will be reduced to 2 times per week, in weeks 5-8 the PT will come once per week and in the last 8 weeks once bi-weekly.
Phase 1
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Behavioral: Resistance Training
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Plotnikoff RC, Eves N, Jung M, Sigal RJ, Padwal R, Karunamuni N. Multicomponent, home-based resistance training for obese adults with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Obes (Lond). 2010 Dec;34(12):1733-41. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2010.109. Epub 2010 Jun 8.

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December 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

Type 2 Diabetes Overweight and Obese (BMI>28) Living inside of City limits

Exclusion Criteria:

Ischemic heart disease Osteoporosis Musculoskeletal abnormalities Currently performing resistance training

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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OHP - 69441
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University of Alberta, Physical Education
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Principal Investigator: Ron C Plotnikoff, PhD University of Alberta
University of Alberta, Physical Education
March 2009

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