Aerobic exercise training for Sarcopenia

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
SarcopeniaAerobic exercise training - Other
Eligibility
65 - 88
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test whether aerobic exercise can help improve muscle mass in older adults with sarcopenia.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
Muscle strength
Muscle Tissue
Skeletal muscle capillarization
Skeletal muscle structure

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Resistance training followed by aerobic exercise training
1 of 2
Aerobic exercise training followed by resistance training
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Aerobic exercise training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Aerobic exercise training followed by resistance trainingExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Strength training, Aerobic exercise training · Intervention Types: Other, Other
Resistance training followed by aerobic exercise trainingActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: Strength training, Aerobic exercise training · Intervention Types: Other, Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Maryland, BaltimoreOTHER
610 Previous Clinical Trials
333,765 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Sarcopenia
258 Patients Enrolled for Sarcopenia
Baltimore VA Medical CenterLead Sponsor
27 Previous Clinical Trials
2,480 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Sarcopenia
19 Patients Enrolled for Sarcopenia

Eligibility Criteria

Age 65 - 88 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The body mass index is between 18 and 32.5 kilograms per meter squared.
I don't smoke.
You have at least moderate sarcopenia.