Effects of an Exercise Program for Children With Asthma

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European University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Asthma

Treatments

Other: Exercise program

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02693301
R-0031/14A

Details and patient eligibility

About

exercise program in the pulmonary function and cardiorespiratory fitness in children with asthma and respiratory symptoms

Full description

This study aims to analyze the effects of an exercise program in the pulmonary function, cardiorespiratory fitness, diet quality index, physical activity, body composition, muscle function, agility, and psychological health in a group of children with asthma and respiratory symptoms

Enrollment

53 patients

Sex

All

Ages

7 to 17 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosed with Asthma following the GEMA 2009 criteria (Spanish Guide for Asthma Management) at least 6 months prior to the study.
  • Complete successfully both Cardiorespiratory and Functional Tests.

Exclusion criteria

  • Diagnosed with other chronic respiratory disease or condition
  • Diagnosed with any chronic disease including cardiovascular diseases.
  • Reduced mobility
  • Uncooperative
  • Poor adherence to medication

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

53 participants in 2 patient groups

Control
No Intervention group
Description:
Children who follow the recommendations of their pneumologist
Experimental
Experimental group
Description:
A two month intervention program 3 days/week will be carried out. The session will last ~60 minutes, and will consist of a combined training (aerobic training ~30 min, and strength ~30 min of 7 whole body exercises (3 sets x 10 repetitions).The load was gradually increased as the strength of each child improved, i.e., from 40% of five-repetition maximum (5RM) lifting ability at the start of the program to 60% of 5RM at the end of the program. All sessions were individually supervised by trained professionals.
Treatment:
Other: Exercise program

Trial contacts and locations

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