Search / Trial NCT00000406

Effects of Strength Training on Knee Osteoarthritis

Launched by INDIANA UNIVERSITY · Nov 3, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of March 02, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Osteoarthritis (Oa) Knee Radiographic Oa Strength Training Physical Therapy Exercise Body Composition Striated Muscle Depression Radiographic Oa With Knee Pain Radiographic Oa Without Knee Pain Knee Pain Without Radiographic Oa Normal Elderly (No Radiographic Oa, No Knee Pain)

Description

Several studies have confirmed that weak leg muscles are associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Studies of body composition in these people have also shown that, despite being weaker, people with OA have significantly greater muscle mass than those without OA, suggesting that those with OA may have the potential to greatly increase their strength. However, research has not clearly shown whether exercises designed to improve leg strength will decrease the severity of pain or slow the progression of OA based on radiographic (x-ray) analysis. To understand the effects of leg strength...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria:
  • Males and females 60 to 100 years of age
  • Exclusion Criteria:
  • Knee joint replacement surgery
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Uncontrollable hypertension
  • Neuropathies of the lower extremity
  • Poor mental cognition (i.e., inability to follow instructions)

Attachments

readout_NCT00000406_2024-03-02.pdf

4.5 MB

NCT00000406_study_protocol.pdf

4.5 MB

About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

People applied

Timeline

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Not reported

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