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Exercise for Patients With HIV Infections

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2009 by Charite University, Berlin, Germany.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: May 29, 2009
Last updated: December 18, 2009
Last verified: December 2009
The investigators will evaluate the effects of an endurance exercise program on the physical performance, the well being, and indicators of metabolic function in patients with an HIV infection.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections
Behavioral: Exercise
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Effects of an Exercise Program on Metabolic Parameters of Patients With a HIV Infection.

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Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) [ Time Frame: At recruitment and after 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: At recruitment and after 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Indicators of fat metabolism [ Time Frame: At recruitment and after 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Markers of inflammation [ Time Frame: At recruitment and after 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: May 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intervention Behavioral: Exercise
12 weeks endurance training, 3 times weekly for 35 minutes
No Intervention: Control


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 to 65
  • HIV infection
  • Antiviral therapy
  • Understanding of written German

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • All conditions which can be aggravated by exercise
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00910936

Contact: Fernando Dimeo, MD +493084452098

Section Sports Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30 Recruiting
Berlin, Germany, 12200
Contact: Fernando Dimeo, MD    +493084452098   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Fernando Dimeo, MD Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Fernando Dimeo, Dept. of Sports Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin Identifier: NCT00910936     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA04/050/07 
Study First Received: May 29, 2009
Last Updated: December 18, 2009
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
Quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Skin Diseases, Metabolic
Skin Diseases
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on October 26, 2016