Treatment for Cardiorespiratory Fitness

1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Duke University Health System, Durham, NC
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a sub-maximal exercise test can be used to predict maximal exercise test results.

See full description

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome and 1 secondary outcome in patients with Cardiorespiratory Fitness. Measurement will happen over the course of Up to 15 minutes.

Up to 15 minutes
Total amount of oxygen consumed per minute as measured by wearable face mask
Total amount of respiratory ventilation per minute as measured by wearable face mask

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

6MST

This trial requires 40 total participants across 3 different treatment groups

This trial involves 3 different treatments. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

6MST
Behavioral
Six minute step test
6MWT
Behavioral
Six minute walk test
CPET
Behavioral
Cardiopulmonary exercise test

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: up to 15 minutes
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly up to 15 minutes for reporting.

Closest Location

Duke University Health System - Durham, NC

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 4 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Age 18 and older
I am able to speak English. show original
This clinic is for patients who need ambulatory assistance show original
The ability to provide informed consent is important for any individual who is considering participating in a research study show original

Patient Q&A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Can cardiorespiratory fitness be cured?

Add answer

Cardiorespiratory fitness can be improved, provided there is an adequate stimulus to its improvement. Improvements can be maintained by stimulating the individual's natural fitness. A regular regime of exercise, sufficient to build up aerobic fitness, is a prerequisite to its maintenance. Regular exercise provides a significant preventive effect on diseases such as diabetes, stroke, arthritis and osteoporosis.

Unverified Answer

What are common treatments for cardiorespiratory fitness?

Add answer

Many people with cardiorespiratory fitness problems have few, if any, treatments. Effective therapy includes exercise, fitness education, counseling, and psychological therapy. Exercise for persons with cardiorespiratory fitness problems should include aerobic and resistance components, and exercise must be tailored to individual goals. Improving physical fitness may decrease the risk of developing other diseases and conditions.

Unverified Answer

What is cardiorespiratory fitness?

Add answer

CRF is a measure for evaluating and predicting cardiovascular endurance. CRF is one of the most important health indicators to be monitored and controlled for during the rehabilitation of patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Unverified Answer

What causes cardiorespiratory fitness?

Add answer

A low level of cardiorespiratory fitness is related to higher odds of developing chronic diseases or developing mortality in adults. Cardiorespiratory fitness is positively related to all-cause mortality and disease prevalence. Results from a recent clinical trial suggest that interventions to promote greater levels of cardiorespiratory fitness may help to prevent chronic diseases or delay their onset.

Unverified Answer

What are the signs of cardiorespiratory fitness?

Add answer

We propose that if aerobic capacity can be predicted at all, the strongest predictors of fitness are low BMI and high %HLA (r = 0.50). At this age, the strongest predictors of fatigue are high %HLA (r = 0.58). As a general conclusion, we suggest that there are no other reliable signs at 6 years of age of an individual's fitness.

Unverified Answer

How many people get cardiorespiratory fitness a year in the United States?

Add answer

The data suggest that in the United States, it is far more common for individuals to become less fit than to become more fit. The findings also suggest that the percentage distribution between sedentary and active individuals is similar to that demonstrated in other developed countries. (i.n.

Unverified Answer

Does cardiorespiratory fitness run in families?

Add answer

Results from a recent paper provides evidence of a heritable component in cardiorespiratory fitness. Furthermore, these findings suggest that cardiorespiratory fitness may contribute toward decreasing rates of obesity.

Unverified Answer

What does treatment usually treat?

Add answer

Exercise training in patients with CAD appears to improve CAD outcomes. While exercise training is highly recommended, little is known about the exact components of exercise training. Further research can provide clinicians with an evidence-based approach to exercise training, which can result in improvements to clinical outcomes.

Unverified Answer

What are the common side effects of treatment?

Add answer

In the largest study to date to investigate the common side effects associated with this therapy, the most common side effect was insomnia (35%). More side effects were reported in patients who were treated for depression in a general setting than in patients who were treated in an exercise and breathing retraining program. Although all participants reported increased fatigue, exercise-induced muscle soreness and increased heart problems were the most common.

Unverified Answer

How serious can cardiorespiratory fitness be?

Add answer

This article is about assessing a health parameter as CVF. It is crucial to notice that these estimates may not be indicative of a healthy and well-balanced body.

Unverified Answer

What is the average age someone gets cardiorespiratory fitness?

Add answer

Healthy young men (24.7 +/- 0.6) or young women (25.7 +/- 0.6) seem to attain the highest average baseline VO2max. In a recent study, findings obtained by Lerman and colleagues were consistent with previous observations in a large sample of young subjects of similar age. The authors did not confirm that age is the only determinant of VO2max. The authors concluded from these results that the majority of cardiorespiratory fitness improvement is attained between the ages of 20 and 30. However, the fitness program should be promoted to as many young as possible.

Unverified Answer

What is treatment?

Add answer

When evaluating the therapeutic potential of endurance exercise in patients with stable coronary artery lesions, they should be evaluated and treated on specific clinical, physiological, or metabolic factors as a prerequisite before prescribing exercise.

Unverified Answer
See if you qualify for this trial
Get access to this novel treatment for Cardiorespiratory Fitness by sharing your contact details with the study coordinator.