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Metabolic Effects of Eccentric Endurance Training

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00722696
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2008 by Vorarlberg Institute for Vascular Investigation and Treatment.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : July 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : July 25, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Vorarlberg Institute for Vascular Investigation and Treatment

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate metabolic parameters in previously sedentary individuals before and after eccentric endurance training (hiking downwards). Study participants will regularly hike downwards over a difference in altitude of 540 meters during 8 weeks. For the opposite way, a cable car will be used. Metabolic profiles will be obtained at baseline and after the 8 weeks period of eccentric endurance exercise.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Metabolism Other: physical training Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 35 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Metabolic Effects of Eccentric Endurance Training
Study Start Date : July 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2008

Intervention Details:
  • Other: physical training
    8 weeks of hiking downwards. For the opposite way, a cable car will be used.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in metabolic parameters during 8 weeks of hiking downwards [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in muscle strength during 8 weeks of hiking downwards [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • men and women
  • age over 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous systematic endurance training (>3 times per week >30 min)
  • body mass index > 35 kg/m²
  • heavy smoking (>20 cigarettes per day)
  • regular alcohol consumption >60g per day
  • history of cardiovascular disease
  • established musculoskeletal disease
  • unwillingness to stay in the area for the whole period

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00722696


Contacts
Contact: Heinz Drexel, Prof, MD 004355223032670 vivit@lkhf.at
Contact: Veronika Kiene, PHD 004355223032670 vivit@lkhf.at

Locations
Austria
Vorarlberg Institute of Vascular Investigation and Treatment Not yet recruiting
Feldkirch, Vorarlberg, Austria, 6800
Contact: Veronika Kiene, PHD    004355223032670    vivit@lkhf.at   
Sub-Investigator: Christoph H. Saely, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Alexander Vonbank, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Philipp Rein, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Stefan Beer, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Stefan Aczel, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vorarlberg Institute for Vascular Investigation and Treatment
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Heinz Drexel, Prof, MD. Vorarlberg Institute for Vascular Investigation and Treatment (VIVIT-Institute)

Responsible Party: Heinz Drexel, VIVIT-Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00722696     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: K01-2008-1
First Posted: July 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

Keywords provided by Vorarlberg Institute for Vascular Investigation and Treatment:
Metabolism
Muscles
Exercise