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Provincial Roll-Out Bone Health Strategy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00431002
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Withdrawn)
First Posted : February 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : May 16, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):

Study Description
Brief Summary:
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of two different group-based exercise programs on fall risk (muscular strength and balance) and bone strength in older women aged over 65-75 years who have low bone mass. We are also trying to determine if once a week exercise is as effective on health outcomes as twice a week. We hypothesize that twice a week exercise will be more effective than once a week or sham exercise.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Osteoporosis Behavioral: Resistance training

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2008
Arms and Interventions

Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Resistance training
    See Detailed Description.

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Physiologic Profile Assessment (Fall Risk)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Bone strength using peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT)

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • inactive (less than twice weekly exercising) women aged 65-75 years old
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00431002


Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: K M Khan, PhD University of British Columbia
More Information

Responsible Party: Maureen C. Ashe, Principal Investigator, University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00431002     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H05-70624
First Posted: February 2, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 16, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Keywords provided by Maureen C. Ashe, University of British Columbia:
Exercise
Resistance training

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases