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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Registration number
ACTRN12610000304033
Ethics application status
Approved
Date submitted
14/04/2010
Date registered
16/04/2010
Date last updated
11/07/2012
Type of registration
Retrospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
Correlation between postural pattern and level of physical activity in elderly women
Scientific title
Correlation between postural pattern and level of physical activity in healthy elderly women
Secondary ID [1] 1607 0
nil
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Postural screening intervention in healthy elderly women 257162 0
Condition category
Condition code
Musculoskeletal 257317 257317 0 0
Normal musculoskeletal and cartilage development and function

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Cross-sectional study with a sample of convenience of 70 participants of the Project for the Promotion of Health of the Elderly. Photogrammetry and flexicurve method were used to evaluate the standard posture of the volunteers. The level of older women’s physical activity was evaluated by the International Physical Activity Questionnaire. Single 90 minute assessment session was performed. the overall duration of this trial was 8 months.
Intervention code [1] 256306 0
Diagnosis / Prognosis
Intervention code [2] 256307 0
Lifestyle
Comparator / control treatment
The groups were compared among then. There is not control group/treatment.
Control group
Uncontrolled

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 258217 0
Correlation between postural variables and the time of weekly physical activity as assessed using Photogrammetry and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire.
Timepoint [1] 258217 0
At time of recruitment.
Secondary outcome [1] 263875 0
Correlation between thoracic kyphosis angle and the time of weekly physical activity as assessed using Photogrammetry and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire.
Timepoint [1] 263875 0
At time of recruitment.

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: elderly aged or over 60 years, being a participant of the Project for the Promotion of Health of the Elderly of Catholic University of Brasilia; take part in the research and complete the Informed Consent and to their voluntary participation in research .
Minimum age
60 Years
Maximum age
84 Years
Gender
Females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Yes
Key exclusion criteria
Exclusion criteria: having cognitive impairment; take drugs that influence and / or impossible to maintain the standing position and postural control such as psychotropic, anxiolytic and / or anticholinergics; have disease or injury that influence and / or impossible to maintain the standing position and postural control, have been treated in some orthopedic surgery that influences and / or interfere with the posture of a result of the sequel (s) from the same; pain to maintain the standing position during the time postural assessment, have signs of depression have congenital deformity and / or acquired.

Study design
Purpose
Screening
Duration
Cross-sectional
Selection
Convenience sample
Timing
Both
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 2586 0
Brazil
State/province [1] 2586 0
Distrito Federal

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 256811 0
Self funded/Unfunded
Name [1] 256811 0
Renato Valduga
Address [1] 256811 0
Colonia Agricola Vicente Pires, Rua 6, Chacara 235, Lote 6, Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP: 72110-800.
Country [1] 256811 0
Brazil
Primary sponsor type
Individual
Name
Renato Valduga
Address
Colonia Agricola Vicente Pires, Rua 6, Chacara 235, Lote 6, Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP: 72110-800.
Country
Brazil
Secondary sponsor category [1] 256091 0
Individual
Name [1] 256091 0
Luana Vieira Alves Valduga
Address [1] 256091 0
Colonia Agricola Vicente Pires, Rua 6, Chacara 235, Lote 6, Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP: 72110-800.
Country [1] 256091 0
Brazil
Other collaborator category [1] 1206 0
University
Name [1] 1206 0
Universidade Catolica de Brasilia
Address [1] 1206 0
QS 07 lote 01 EPCT, Aguas Claras/Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP: 71.966-700.
Country [1] 1206 0
Brazil

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Approved
Ethics committee name [1] 258825 0
Comite de Etica em Pesquisa da Universidade Catolica de Brasilia
Ethics committee address [1] 258825 0
QS 07 lote 01 EPCT, Aguas Claras/Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP: 71.766-700.
Ethics committee country [1] 258825 0
Brazil
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 258825 0
28/03/2009
Approval date [1] 258825 0
22/04/2009
Ethics approval number [1] 258825 0
CEP/UCB 035/2009

Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this study was to perform the correlation between the pattern and level postural physical activity in healthy elderly women. The main hypothesis is that elderly women engaged in physical activity have better posture pattern than sedentary women.
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 31050 0
Address 31050 0
Country 31050 0
Phone 31050 0
Fax 31050 0
Email 31050 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 14297 0
Renato Valduga
Address 14297 0
Colonia Agricola Vicente Pires, Rua 6, Chacara 235, lote 5, Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP:72.110-800.
Country 14297 0
Brazil
Phone 14297 0
+55 61 81589819
Fax 14297 0
Email 14297 0
valduga@idaonline.com.br
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 5225 0
Luana Vieira Alves Valduga
Address 5225 0
Colonia Agricola Vicente Pires, Rua 6, Chacara 235, lote 5, Taguatinga, Distrito Federal, Brazil. CEP:72.110-800.
Country 5225 0
Brazil
Phone 5225 0
+ 55 61 81589820
Fax 5225 0
Email 5225 0
luana.petite@gmail.com

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Summary results
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Other publications
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Results – basic reporting
Results – plain English summary