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Role of Exercise in Diastolic Heart Failure

2014-08-27 03:16:41 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Diastolic heart failure is now being recognized as a key form of heart failure in older people. The focus of this research is to study ways to improve and maintain physical activity and functioning. This knowledge may improve the health and well-being in people with diastolic heart failure.

Description

The purpose of this project is to better understand how endurance and fatigue relate to performing daily activities and how we might better improve endurance and reduce fatigue through an exercise program.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Diastolic Heart Failure

Intervention

Functional circuit training and lifestyle counseling, Health education and independent walking

Location

University of Michigan Mobility Research Center
Ann Arbor
Michigan
United States
48105

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Michigan

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:41-0400

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