Sarcopenia and Aging
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00907010|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 21, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 21, 2009
Objective: Evaluate the muscular strength in the ageing process and identify the changes between the abdominal muscles, upper and louver edges.
Method: 48 individuals participated in this study, being divided into four groups according to the age: (G1) 11to 18 years old, (G2) 20 to 26 years old, (G3) 45 to 60 years old and (G4) 66 - 82 years old. The excluding criterion included people who work out more than three times a week, severe arthrosin, stroke, significant cognitive deficit , obesity, use of ortheses for louver members or any break, with or without metallic implant. The evaluation instruments used were: (1) Esfigmomanômetro (EM), (2) Trunk flexor in the supine position,, (3) Jamar Dinamômetro and (4) Preston Pinch Gauge Dinamômetro.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||48 participants|
|Official Title:||Sarcopenia and Aging|
|Study Start Date :||February 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2008|
11 to 18 years - composed of 12 adolescent with six women and six men
20 to 26 years - composed of 12 young with six women and six men
45 to 60 years - composed of 12 adult with six women and six men
66 - 82 years - composed of 12 aged with six women and six men
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00907010
|Study Director:||Lislei Patrizzi||Universidade de Franca|