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Effect of Zumba Dance on Premenstrual Tension

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03529721
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 18, 2018
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ahmed Samy aly ashour, Cairo University

Brief Summary:
Each female sets her experience of 47 manifestations on a 6 point scale separately for the premenstrual, menstrual and intermenstrual phases of her latest and worst menstrual cycle. Daily Symptoms Report will be filled at the start and at end of the study (before and after performing swimming exercise) Females in group I will be instructed to engage into 12 classes of 60-minute Zumba® fitness over an 8-week period.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Premenstrual Tension Other: zumba dance fitness Other: non zumba dance Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Each female sets her experience of 47 manifestations on a 6 point scale separately for the premenstrual, menstrual and intermenstrual phases of her latest and worst menstrual cycle. Daily Symptoms Report will be filled at the start and at end of the study (before and after performing swimming exercise) Females in group I will be instructed to engage into 12 classes of 60-minute Zumba® fitness over an 8-week period Each class was one hour in length and a recovery period of at least 48 hours will be taken between classes. The Zumba® fitness scheduling of sessions will be self-selected by the participants. The Zumba sessions will be conducted at a fitness center (SAMIA ALLOUBA gym and fitness center) and will consist of continuous dance movements to Latin music with varying intensity level throughout the sessions. Each session will be initiated with low-intensity movements for the first 5 min, followed by an increasing intensity throughout the workout. At the end of the training session, the intensity will be gradually reduced. The Zumba sessions will be supervised by three certified Zumba instructors, each responsible for regular sessions per week.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Zumba Dance on Premenstrual Tension:8 Weeks Randomized Controlled Trial
Actual Study Start Date : June 20, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 20, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : May 1, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: zumba dance group
females in this group will be instructed to engage into12 classes of 60-minute Zumba® fitness over an 8-week period of continuous dance movements to Latin music with varying intensity level throughout the sessions. Each session will be initiated with low-intensity movements for the first 5 min, followed by an increasing intensity throughout the workout. At the end of the training session, the intensity will be gradually reduced.
Other: zumba dance fitness
females in this group will be instructed to engage into12 classes of 60-minute Zumba® fitness over an 8-week period of continuous dance movements to Latin music with varying intensity level throughout the sessions. Each session will be initiated with low-intensity movements for the first 5 min, followed by an increasing intensity throughout the workout. At the end of the training session, the intensity will be gradually reduced.

Placebo Comparator: non zumba dance group
the control group will be required to carry on doing their normal daily activities throughout the 8-week period.
Other: non zumba dance
participants in this group will be doing their normal daily activities throughout the 8-week period.
Other Name: control group




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Premenstrual distress questionnaire [ Time Frame: 3 months after start of zumba dance fitness. ]
    47 manifestations on a 6 point scale separately for the premenstrual, menstrual and intermenstrual phases of her latest and worst menstrual cycle. Daily Symptoms Report will be filled at the start and at end of the study (before and after performing zumba dance fitness)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 25 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age:18-25 years.
  2. BMI :18-25 kg/m2.
  3. A regular menstrual cycle of 23-35 days duration.
  4. No previous practice of Zumba.
  5. Free from musculoskeletal injury.
  6. All women did not use oral contraceptive pills or any psychotropic agents.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Pregnancy.
  2. Metabolic/cardiorespiratory contraindications to physical exercise.
  3. Cigarette smokers.
  4. Recovering from a major injury or illness; or using anti-inflammatory, hyperlipidemia or hypertension medication.
  5. any abnormality in ovulation or those with pelvic inflammatory diseases (PID) or a history of endometriosis.
  6. Women with endocrine abnormality as diabetes mellitus, thyroid, pituitary, or ovarian disorders.
  7. Women who are taking any hormonal drugs or drugs that affect hormones as antidepressant drugs during the preceding three months before the study.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03529721


Locations
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Egypt
Bahgat Gym and Spa
Cairo, Egypt, 11231
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cairo University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: AHMED SAMY, MD Cairo University
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Responsible Party: Ahmed Samy aly ashour, lecturer in obstetrics and gynecology, Cairo University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03529721    
Other Study ID Numbers: zumba dance
First Posted: May 18, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 19, 2019
Last Verified: June 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Premenstrual Syndrome
Menstruation Disturbances
Pathologic Processes