Power training for Depression

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Depression+1 More ConditionsPower training - Behavioral
50 - 70
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will study if a 12 week strength training program helps treat depression and improves walking function in individuals who have had a stroke.

Eligible Conditions
  • Depression
  • Stroke

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3
Phase 2

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Visit 1 through visit 24 (up to 12 weeks)

Week 12
Mental Depression
Change in Self Selected Walking Speed

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

2 of 3
This is further along than 68% of similar trials

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
POWER training
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

48 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Power training · No Placebo Group · Phase 2

POWER training
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Power training · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Stretching · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Power training

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: visit 1 through visit 24 (up to 12 weeks)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Medical University of South CarolinaLead Sponsor
869 Previous Clinical Trials
5,368,184 Total Patients Enrolled
37 Trials studying Depression
6,861 Patients Enrolled for Depression
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)NIH
1,860 Previous Clinical Trials
2,167,052 Total Patients Enrolled
28 Trials studying Depression
15,336 Patients Enrolled for Depression

Eligibility Criteria

Age 50 - 70 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You had a stroke between 6 months to 5 years ago.
You can walk without help or a special brace and can walk at different speeds during the study.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
South Carolina100.0%
What site did they apply to?
Medical University of South Carolina100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%
Why did patients apply to this trial?
  • "I have chronic depression and anxiety with suicidal tendencies"
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this research protocol admit participants who are aged 65 and older?

"The age range for inclusion in this medical experiment is between 50 and 70 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is there presently an enrollment opportunity for participants?

"Clinicaltrials.gov states that enrollment is still open for this study, which was initially available on February 6th 2019 and most recently updated November 2nd 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are receiving treatment as part of this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. The information on clinicaltrials.gov substantiates that this medical experiment is actively recruiting participants, which began its recruitment process on February 6th 2019 and was recently edited on November 2nd 2022. Currently, 48 individuals are needed from one site for the research to be carried out successfully." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What risks can be attributed to the implementation of Power training for patients?

"In-depth data regarding the safety of Power training has been accrued, resulting in an overall score of 2 on our risk assessment scale. Phase two trials have established some evidence for its safety but no efficacy yet." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Who is eligible for enrolment in this experiment?

"To gain entry to this medical trial, applicants must have depression and reside within the ages 50-70. This research is expected to bring in about 48 participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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