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Fitness and Daily Function in Adults

2014-07-24 14:35:01 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of aerobic fitness on the ability of able and disabled older adults to perform daily functional activities. Subjects are tested in their oxygen use patterns as they perform a series of functional tasks (such as walking on stairs) and following a 24-week training program focused on improving the ability to perform daily tasks likely requiring aerobic fitness (such as walking on stairs).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cardiovascular Disease

Intervention

Task specific endurance training, Tai Chi

Location

Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Ann Arbor
Michigan
United States
48105

Status

Completed

Source

Department of Veterans Affairs

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:35:01-0400

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