Exercise and Inflammation in the Elderly (IRIS)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Maryland
Johns Hopkins University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00753363
First received: September 12, 2008
Last updated: August 4, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
Results First Received: October 15, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Conditions: Inflammation
Insulin Sensitivity
Interventions: Other: Weight Loss
Other: Aerobic Exercise Training

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1

6 months of aerobic exercise training

Aerobic Exercise Training: 6 months of aerobic exercise training

Arm 2

6 months of weight loss

Weight Loss: 6 months of weight loss


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Arm 1     Arm 2  
STARTED     59     60  
COMPLETED     19     21  
NOT COMPLETED     40     39  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1

6 months of aerobic exercise training

Aerobic Exercise Training: 6 months of aerobic exercise training

Arm 2

6 months of weight loss

Weight Loss: 6 months of weight loss

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Arm 1     Arm 2     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  59     60     119  
Age, Customized  
[units: years]
Mean (Full Range)
     
Age     62  
  (45 to 81)  
  61  
  (49 to 74)  
  61  
  (45 to 81)  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     40     40     80  
Male     19     20     39  
Body Mass Index  
[units: kg/m2]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
  32.4  (6.0)     35.7  (4.4)     34.1  (5.6)  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Insulin Sensitivity   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 month ]

2.  Secondary:   Body Weight   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 month ]

3.  Secondary:   Fitness   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 month ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. Alice Ryan
Organization: Baltimore VAMC
phone: 410-605-7851
e-mail: aryan@grecc.umaryland.edu


No publications provided


Responsible Party: Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00753363     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGCG-003-05F
Study First Received: September 12, 2008
Results First Received: October 15, 2014
Last Updated: August 4, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government