Effects of Physical Activity on Cardiovascular Risk and Quality of Life

U

University Rovira i Virgili

Status

Completed

Conditions

Quality of Life
Cardiovascular Diseases

Treatments

Behavioral: Physical, social and cultural activities

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02767739
P11/67

Details and patient eligibility

About

Community intervention trial, randomized, to promote regular PA and social and cultural support activities for 9 months in older-adult primary care users and assess their effects on cardiovascular risk factors and health-related quality of life.

Full description

A structured program to promote Physical , according to the recommended guidelines and supervised by healthcare personnel should be deployed to assess their short, medium and long-term effects on CVD risk and Qulity of life. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a program to promote Physical, social and cultural activities for 9 months on cardiovascular risk factors and quality of life among older-adults,

Enrollment

419 patients

Sex

All

Ages

40 to 70 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

* Adults users of 4 Primary Health Care Centers in Catalunya.

Exclusion criteria

  • Previous episode of ischemic heart disease (<6 months).
  • Outbreak of arthritis with limited ability to ambulate.
  • Lung or heart disease with dyspnea mild-moderate efforts.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

419 participants in 2 patient groups

Physical, social and cultural activities
Experimental group
Description:
Physical Activity: The training program will be supervised by a physical activity specialist and will consiste of two aerobic exercise sessions per week, including walking and stretching exercises after walking. Each session will be 60 minutes and the size of groups will be from 15 to 30 participants. Additionally, participants will receive advice about the health benefits of PA and PHC nurses using different strategies to encourage the adherence of participants to the program. Social and cultural support activities. Activities will include: visits to museums and libraries, cultural exhibitions, tourist attractions and dance lessons. These activities will be performed once a month.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Physical, social and cultural activities
Control Group
No Intervention group
Description:
No intervention. We will measure the variables at the begining and after 9 months.

Trial contacts and locations

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