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SUMCO Metabolic Syndrome Project

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 19, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yuichiro Nishida, Fukuoka University
Physical activity is considered important in prevention and treatment of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Genotype of genes involved in metabolism is also known to be associated with the development of metabolic syndrome. However, scarce evidence exists regarding the influence of physical activity intensity and genotype on metabolic syndrome in people with obesity. The investigators examine physical activity using an uniaxial accelerometer, as well as aerobic fitness using an electric bicycle ergometer, several genotypes of genes related to glucose and lipid metabolisms in middle-aged men with obesity and/or abdominal obesity who were employees in silicon wafer manufacture and participated in a health checkup.

Condition Intervention Phase
Metabolic Syndrome Other: exercise training Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

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Further study details as provided by Yuichiro Nishida, Fukuoka University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Components of metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: every year ]

Enrollment: 114
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Lifestyle modification Other: exercise training
exercise class once a year


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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 74 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy people and individuals with obesity and metabolic syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01278628

SUMCO corporation
Imari, Saga, Japan, 849-4271
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fukuoka University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yuichiro Nishida, Lecturer, Fukuoka University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01278628     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 19200049sagasumco
First Submitted: January 18, 2011
First Posted: January 19, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases