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Effectiveness of WB-EMS Versus HIT-Resistance Training (RT) (EMSvsHIT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02078986
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : March 5, 2014
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2015
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Klinikum Nürnberg
Benevital Health Park, Herzogenaurach
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wolfgang Kemmler, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School

Brief Summary:
The main aim of the study is to determine the effects of Whole-Body Electromyostimulation (WB-EMS) on body composition and muscle strength compared with the "golden standard" High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training (HIT) in healthy sedentary middle aged males.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Sedentary Untrained Other: Whole Body Electromyostimulation Other: High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of the Effect of Whole-Body Electromyostimulation Versus High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training on Body Composition and Strength in Middle Aged Males
Study Start Date : February 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Whole Body Electromyostimulation Other: Whole Body Electromyostimulation
Supervised WB-EMS, 3 sessions in 2 weeks (1,5 sessions/week) for 14 weeks

Experimental: High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training
Supervised High Intensity Resistance Exercise 2-3 session/week/14 weeks
Other: High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training
Supervised High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training (HIT) 2-3 sessions/week for 14 weeks




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Lean Body mass [ Time Frame: 14 weeks (baseline to 14 week follow-up assessment) ]
    Lean Body Mass as assessed by Dual Energy x-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) was determined twice, at baseline and after 14 weeks of exercise (WB-EMS or HIT)


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Appendicular Skeletal Muscle Mass [ Time Frame: 14 weeks (baseline to 14 week follow-up assessment) ]
    Appendicular Skeletal Muscle Mass (ASMM) as assessed by DXA was determined at baseline and after 14 weeks of exercise (WB-EMS or HIT)


Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Isokinetic Muscle Strength of the leg extensors and -flexors [ Time Frame: 14 weeks (baseline to 14 week follow-up assessment) ]
    Isokinetic Muscle Strength leg extensors and -flexors as assessed by a an isokinetic leg press was determined at baseline and after 14 weeks of exercise (WB-EMS or HIT).



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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male, 25 to 55 years old
  • sedentary / untrained
  • Body Mass Index 20 - 30 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • absent ≥ 2 weeks during the interventional period
  • medication or diseases with relevant impact on muscle metabolism
  • conditions that prevent WB-EMS (e.g. epilepsy, cardiac pacemaker)
  • severe neurological diseases

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Locations
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Germany
Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Erlangen, Franconia, Germany, 91052
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
Klinikum Nürnberg
Benevital Health Park, Herzogenaurach
Investigators
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Study Chair: Wolfgang K Kemmler, PhD Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Study Director: Simon O von Stengel, PhD Institute of Medical, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Principal Investigator: Marc Teschler, MA Institute of Medical Physical, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Additional Information:
Publications:
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Responsible Party: Wolfgang Kemmler, Professor Dr. Wolfgang Kemmler, PhD, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02078986    
Other Study ID Numbers: EMSvsHIT
IMP_FAU ( Other Identifier: Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg )
First Posted: March 5, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015
Keywords provided by Wolfgang Kemmler, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School:
Whole-Body-Electromyostimulation
High Intensity Resistance Exercise Training (HIT)
Lean Body Mass
Muscle Strength