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Effect of Suspension Training in the Elderly

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03384264
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 27, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 27, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Francesco Campa, University of Bologna

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE December 19, 2017
First Posted Date  ICMJE December 27, 2017
Last Update Posted Date December 27, 2017
Actual Study Start Date  ICMJE January 1, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date January 12, 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: December 23, 2017)
  • Phase angle [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Bioelectrical impedance parameter
  • Body composition [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    anthropometric measures
  • Handgrip strength [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Effect of Suspension Training in the Elderly
Official Title  ICMJE Changes in Phase Angle and Handgrip Strength Induced by Suspension Training in Older Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Brief Summary This study aimed to analyze the effects of a 12-week suspension exercise training programme on handgrip strength (HG) and anthropometric and bioelectrical impedance parameters in older adults.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Condition  ICMJE Effects of Suspension Training
Intervention  ICMJE Other: Physical activity
The suspension device was securely attached to a fixed beam. The suspension programme included an initial 10 min warm-up with very low-intensity joint mobility exercises. The central part of the program had a duration of 40 min and included six exercises in which the level of intensity was based on the inclination of the body. The exercises were performed in a split routine, alternating by segment to prevent joint overload. Finally, participants performed 10 minutes of stretching.
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Experimental: TG
    Intervention: Other: Physical activity
  • No Intervention: CG
    the CG maintained their normal physical activity habits over the study
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: December 23, 2017)
Original Actual Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE April 1, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date January 12, 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

non-hypertensive and not receiving hormonal replacement therapy,

Exclusion Criteria:

performing any regular physical exercise more than once a week over the 6 months preceding the beginning of the study

Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Ages  ICMJE 60 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE Yes
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Not Provided
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT03384264
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE 28102016
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party Francesco Campa, University of Bologna
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Francesco Campa
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE Not Provided
PRS Account University of Bologna
Verification Date December 2017

ICMJE     Data element required by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the World Health Organization ICTRP