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Effect of Floorball on Healthy Subjects

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: NCT03371238
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 13, 2017
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Morten Hostrup, PhD, University of Copenhagen

Brief Summary:
To investigate the effect of floorball on health and performance in healthy subjects over 65 years.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Aging Problems Behavioral: Floorball Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: The Effect of Floorball on Health and Performance Parameters in Healthy Seniors
Actual Study Start Date : September 14, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 27, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2020

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Floorball Behavioral: Floorball
The subjects in this group are set to play floorball three times pr. week for 39 weeks.

No Intervention: Control

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Echocardiogram [ Time Frame: Changes from baseline measured after 12 weeks and 39 weeks ]
    The measure of the hearts geometric dimensions

  2. Bodycomposition [ Time Frame: Changes from baseline measured after 12 weeks and 39 weeks ]
    DXA scan

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 85 Years   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy
  • age 65-85
  • physical activity <2 hours pr. week.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age <18 years
  • Injuries that prevent the subject from playing floorball
  • Alcohol >14 units pr. week.
  • Pregnancy
  • Other serious conditions

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03371238

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August Krogh Building
Copenhagen, Denmark
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Copenhagen
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Responsible Party: Morten Hostrup, PhD, PhD, University of Copenhagen Identifier: NCT03371238    
Other Study ID Numbers: MFloorball
First Posted: December 13, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2019
Last Verified: May 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No