Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases in Childhood and Adolescence: the Role of Physical Activity

This study has been terminated.
(Difficulty in selecting the sample and follow-up lost.)
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Claudia Ciceri Cesa, Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01580319
First received: June 30, 2011
Last updated: May 7, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
  Purpose

This research project is about a physical activity intervention in pediatric outpatients to try control and prevent heart diseases such as hypertension, obesity, high cholesterol.


Condition Intervention
Obesity
Hypercholesterolemia
High Blood Pressure
Sedentary Lifestyle
Other: physical exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Outpatient Strategy of Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases in Childhood and Adolescence: the Role of Physical Activity

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Further study details as provided by Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction on risk factors for a cardiovascular diseases (reduction on BMI, cholesterol, LDL, glucose, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, blood pressure and/or increase on HDL) [ Time Frame: These measurement were taken at end of followup (27th week) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    These measurement (taken at end of study) are assessed for a external research (blind for randomization) to judge the individual outcome.


Enrollment: 27
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control
Participants do not receive a physical exercise plan. Participants receive a simple orientations about lifestyle activities.
Experimental: Exercise
Participants receive a physical exercise plan to play at home
Other: physical exercise
150 minutes per week
Other Names:
  • physical activity
  • exercise

Detailed Description:

Control Group: receive information about health lifestyle Interventional Group: receive a structured plan with exercises to do 3 times per week within 50 minutes.

It is a randomized clinical trial and population are children and adolescents.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 17 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 6 to 17 years
  • obesity
  • high cholesterol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • congenital heart diseases
  • less than 6 or more than 17 years old
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01580319

Locations
Brazil
Instituto de Cardiologia / Fundação Universitária de Cardiologia
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 90620-001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Claudia C Cesa, MS Instituto de Cardiologia
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Claudia Ciceri Cesa, Master´s Degree, Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01580319     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2994/01
Study First Received: June 30, 2011
Last Updated: May 7, 2012
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul:
obesity
cholesterol
cholesterol, LDL
cholesterol, HDL
blood glucose
Triglyceride
C-Reactive Protein - hs
blood pressure
physical activity
Sedentary Lifestyle

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypercholesterolemia
Hypertension
Obesity
Body Weight
Dyslipidemias
Hyperlipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Overnutrition
Overweight
Signs and Symptoms
Vascular Diseases

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