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Blood Cell Response to Exercise

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01872273
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Project never funded. No subjects were recruited.)
First Posted : June 7, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 1, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Matthew Picklo, USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center

Brief Summary:
Moderate exercise is recommended to improve cardiovascular health in obese and overweight people particularly with metabolic syndrome (MetS) that have hypertension, elevated fasting blood sugar, and elevated blood lipids. This study is being done to determine how platelets respond when a person performs an initial period of moderate exercise.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Metabolic Syndrome Other: Moderate Physical Exercise

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Blood Cell Response to Exercise
Study Start Date : February 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2016

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Intervention Details:
  • Other: Moderate Physical Exercise
    This intervention is comprised of two separate visits at least one week apart. The purpose of visit 1 is to determine the cycle ergometer workload that produces a moderate exercise intensity of 60% heart rate reserve to be used on visit 2. The purpose of visit 2 is to determine changes in platelet reactivity in response to moderate exercise.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Platelet Reactivity [ Time Frame: Baseline, post-intervention (24 hours), & time points during the exercise phase: prior to exercise (-25 min, -10 min, - 1 min), 10 minutes into the routine, at completion (25 minutes), and 20 & 60 minutes following completion ]
    We hypothesize that moderate physical exercise will increase platelet reactivity in sedentary individuals with metabolic syndrome. Platelet reactivity will be measured by flow cytometry using anti-CD61 antibodies as a marker for platelets and anti-CD62 (P-selectin) as a marker of platelet activation. This will be measured at baseline, post-intervention and time points post-baseline in each subject.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Obese adults with Metabolic Syndrome

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 30-60 years old
  • BMI >/=26 and <40 kg/m2
  • not planning to or currently attempting to gain or lose weight
  • low reported omega-3 fatty acid intake per Omega-3 Checklist
  • Metabolic Syndrome as define 3/5 of the following:Waist circumference: men > 102 cm women > 88 cm, triglycerides > 150 mg/dL, HDL cholesterol: men < 40 mg/dL women < 50 mg/dL,Blood pressure >130/>85 mmHg,Fasting glucose > 100 mg/dL (Hypertensive subjects are eligible if taking thiazide diuretics NOT ACE inhibitors beta blockers)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • smoke or use tobacco or nicotine in any form (including pills and patches)
  • take any medication that makes you unable to exercise
  • have established cardiovascular, pulmonary, and/or metabolic disease such as diabetes
  • have uncontrolled hypertension
  • have alcohol, anabolic steroid, or other substance abuse issues
  • consume more than 3 alcoholic drinks/week
  • have joint or muscle injuries that affects your ability to exercise
  • have cancer (other than skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix
  • pregnant or lactating
  • currently exercise regularly
  • taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (aspirin, Aleve, Advil, ibuprofen, naproxen
  • take lipid modifying medications such as statins (Lipitor, Zocor)
  • take medications for blood glucose such as insulin or metformin
  • take medications that affect platelet functions (Plavix)
  • taking omega-3 supplements (fish or flax oil)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01872273

Sponsors and Collaborators
USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
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Principal Investigator: Matthew Picklo, PhD USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
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Responsible Party: Matthew Picklo, PhD, USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center Identifier: NCT01872273    
Other Study ID Numbers: GFHNRC026
First Posted: June 7, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 1, 2016
Last Verified: June 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Matthew Picklo, USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center:
Metabolic Syndrome
Glucose Intolerant
High blood sugar
Exercise in obesity
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Metabolic Syndrome
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases