Search / Trial NCT00000413

Osteoporosis Prevention in Preadolescent Girls

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SKIN DISEASES (NIAMS) · Nov 3, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of July 14, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Osteoporosis Prevention Behavioral/Educational Intervention Preadolescent Calcium Exercise Peak Bone Mass Bone Density

Description

The study's objective is to demonstrate the efficacy of a behavioral/educational intervention in increasing levels of dietary calcium intake and weight-bearing exercise within an at-risk population in a stage of rapid accrual of bone mass-specifically, premenarchal girls between the ages of 10 and 12. We will use cluster randomization to randomize girls to either the intervention or a program of education only. We will randomize eighteen groups of girls into each arm of the study. The intervention consists of six interactive sessions using various media (i.e., overhead transparencies, grap...

Gender

Female

Eligibility criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria:
  • 9- and 10-year-old premenarchal girls (girls who have not started their periods).
  • Exclusion Criteria:
  • Comorbid conditions or medications that are associated with decreased bone density such as the following: corticosteroids; anticonvulsants; thiazide diuretics; history of cancer; Type I diabetes; thyrotoxicosis; hyperparathyroidism; Cushing's syndrome; juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; connective tissue disease or hemolytic anemia; asthma which may limit ability to participate in the exercise intervention; known history of dietary disorder, including anorexia, bulimia or lactose intolerance; postmenarchal.

Attachments

readout_NCT00000413_2024-07-14.pdf

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NCT00000413_study_protocol.pdf

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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

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

People applied

Timeline

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Trial launched

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Estimated completion

Not reported

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