Effect of Aerobic Training on Quality of Life in Elderly With Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue

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Pharos University in Alexandria

Status

Not yet enrolling

Conditions

Chronic Idiopathic Fatigue

Treatments

Other: Aerobic training

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT06203535
aerobic training and fatigue

Details and patient eligibility

About

the study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of aerobic training for decreasing fatigue severity and increasing quality of life in elderly with idiopathic chronic

Full description

idiopathic chronic fatigue (ICF) or chronic idiopathic fatigue (CIF), this type of tiredness is ongoing and unrelated to any underlying medical or mental health issues. Different diagnostic criteria apply to people with idiopathic chronic fatigue and those with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Regular aerobic exercise has been demonstrated to improve cardiopulmonary fitness, increase physical activity levels, and decrease the degree of fatigue in elderly patients with severe idiopathic fatigue.

Enrollment

40 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

60 to 70 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • ages ranged from 60 to 70 years and they will have BMI in between25.0-29.9 kg/m2,
  • complaining fatigue least six months ago without identifying any specific cause for their fatigue.
  • could walk safely without the aid of another person.

Exclusion criteria

  • Renal, vascular, hepatic, autoimmune, heart, chest and thyroid disorders.
  • Lower limb arthritis or any orthopedic problem will hinder the training.
  • Cognitive impairment or psychological problems,
  • fatigue caused as a known side effect of medication.
  • any febrile condition and/or infectious diseases

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

40 participants in 2 patient groups

Aerobic training (group a)
Experimental group
Description:
In addition to the standard physical therapy exercise programme (which includes flexibility and balance exercises), twenty individuals with idiopathic chronic fatigue will participate in an aerobic training group and walk for 45 minutes on a treadmill three times a week for two months. The workouts began with a five- to ten-minute warm-up on the treadmill and concluded with an equally extended cool-down. Using the Karvonen method, for exercise intensities ranging from 60 to 75 per cent of heart rate reserve during a 35-minute group cumulative exercise session.
Treatment:
Other: Aerobic training
control group (group B)
Experimental group
Description:
twenty participants have idiopathic chronic fatigue will received only traditional physical therapy exercise program (flexibility and balance activities)
Treatment:
Other: Aerobic training

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

ola elgohary, lecturer

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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