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Impact of Exercise on Older Persons With Osteoarthritis

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SKIN DISEASES (NIAMS) · Jan 21, 2000

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Trial Information

Current as of July 23, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Osteoarthritis Health Education Aerobic Exercise Self Efficacy Muscle Strength Outcomes Research Longitudinal Study

Description

Recent exercise interventions have demonstrated statistically significant short-term improvements in muscle strength, fitness, and physical activity in people under the age of 70. This study seeks to determine if those same benefits can be achieved in an older population (mean age 84) with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee. The study will examine the long-term effects of a structured exercise program that seeks to promote adherence to continued exercise. We will randomly assign people who meet the study criteria to the exercise intervention or control group. We will conduct measures at bas...

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All

Eligibility criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria:
  • 60 years of age or older
  • Presence of osteoarthritis of the lower extremities with an American College of Rheumatology functional class rating of I, II, or III
  • No other contraindication from a personal physician for participation in the fitness walking
  • Lack of moderate-to-severe cognitive impairment as assessed by the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire
  • Exclusion Criteria:
  • Under 60 years of age
  • Lack of osteoarthritis of the lower extremities
  • Contraindication from a personal physician for participation in fitness walking
  • Presence of moderate-to-severe cognitive impairment as assessed by the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire
  • Steroid injections in either hip or knee within the previous 6 months
  • Uncomplicated knee or hip surgery within previous year
  • Complicated knee or hip surgery within previous year
  • Plans for total knee or hip replacement within the next year
  • Rheumatoid arthritis or other systemic inflammatory arthritis
  • Diabetes that is not under control
  • Current participation in a structured aerobic exercise program

Attachments

readout_NCT00000434_2024-07-23.pdf

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NCT00000434_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

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Jennifer Cobb

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

Locations

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Timeline

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Estimated completion

12 months

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