Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition aged
Treatments videogame, treadmill
Sponsor University of Nove de Julho
Start date September 2014
End date July 2015
Trial size 13 participants
Trial identifier NCT02598882, ExerRehab

Summary

Assessment of energy expenditure and the quadriceps muscle fatigue of healthy seniors, after two physical activities, being one of an activity guided by interactive video game (Xbox) and another on the treadmill. The participants will perform the activities in two different days, the order will be obtained by randomization.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model crossover assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
Arm
(Active Comparator)
patients will be 30 minutes of activity on treadmill, before and after exercise the same shall be assessed as fatigue of quadriceps by surface electromyography
treadmill
Patients will be an assessment of quadriceps muscle strength by surface electromyography, before and after a 30-minute activity in treadmill.
(Active Comparator)
patients will be 30 minutes of activity with video games, before and after exercise the same shall be assessed as fatigue of quadriceps by surface electromyography
videogame exergame
Patients will be an assessment of quadriceps muscle strength by surface electromyography, before and after a 30-minute guided activity through an active video game

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Assessment of quadriceps muscle fatigue
time frame: one year

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Evaluation of heart rate's
time frame: one year
Evaluation of peripheral oxygen saturation
time frame: one year
Assessment of energy expenditure
time frame: one year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 60 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Participate in this study elderly - Of both sexes, - Over 60 years, - without cardiac and respiratory diseases - Who accept to participate in the research, giving your consent by signing the informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Those who oppose the signing of the informed consent - Submit proposals and activities intolerance who can't understand or accomplish correctly the procedures due to physical and or mental limitations.

Additional Information

Official title Physical Activity With an Active Video Game Provides Bigger Energy Expenditure and Less Muscle Fatigue
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Nove de Julho.