Group 1 for Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Adult Wheelchair Users

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
The University of Alabama at Birmingahm, Birmingham, ALCardiometabolic Risk Factors in Adult Wheelchair UsersInstructor-led, one-on-one exercise group - Other
18 - 89
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial tests if an exercise program can reverse heart, blood, and blood vessel health risks in adult wheelchair users. It also tests if an online version can help them maintain physical activity.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

8 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 36 Weeks

24 Weeks
Body composition - Dexa
Waist Circumference
Body composition - Weight
Cardiometabolic indicators - HbA1C
Cardiometabolic indicators - cholesterol
C-reactive protein
Cardiovascular capacity - Borg RPE Scale
Cardiovascular capacity - Polar heart rate monitor
Muscle Tissue
Pulmonary function
36 Weeks
Physical activity
Physical health

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Group 2
1 of 2
Group 1
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

132 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Group 1 · No Placebo Group · N/A

Group 1
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Instructor-led, one-on-one exercise group · Intervention Types: Other
Group 2
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Self-guided control with virtual fitness membership · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 36 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Alabama at BirminghamLead Sponsor
1,446 Previous Clinical Trials
2,235,474 Total Patients Enrolled
Jereme Wilroy, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorThe University of Alabama at Birmingham
1 Previous Clinical Trials
50 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 89 · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have not been getting enough exercise lately, which means less than 90 minutes of moderate exercise per week in the past month.
You have at least two risk factors for heart disease and metabolic problems.
You are able to move your arms to exercise.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this experimental study still have vacancies for participants?

"Per, this medical trial is not presently accepting candidates as the last update was made on October 31st of 2022. However, there are other studies actively looking for participants at present." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Who would be best suited to engage in this medical investigation?

"This medical trial requires 132 participants who are adults with cardiometabolic risk factors, and aged between 18-89 years old. Wheelchair users are eligible to apply." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the primary objective of this experiment?

"This 24-week trial's primary endpoint is weight, while secondary endpoints are cardiovascular capacity (Polar heart rate monitor), perceived exertion (Borg RPE Scale), and pulmonary function (Spirometry)." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are adults above the age of 25 included in this research?

"This clinical trial is accepting participants over the age of consent and under 89 years old." - 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.