Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed
Estimated Enrollment
250

Inclusion Criterias

free of cognitive impairment (3MSE),
having obtained the subject's written informed consent
aged between 65 and 90 years,
...
free of cognitive impairment (3MSE),
having obtained the subject's written informed consent
aged between 65 and 90 years,
able to walk with or without walking aid,

Exclusion Criterias

unable to communicate in English. Non-English speaking individuals will be excluded due to safety concerns in being able to understand testing instructions.
self reported lower or upper extremity surgery or fracture in the last 3 months
self reported restriction to exercise(by a physician or other).
...
unable to communicate in English. Non-English speaking individuals will be excluded due to safety concerns in being able to understand testing instructions.
self reported lower or upper extremity surgery or fracture in the last 3 months
self reported restriction to exercise(by a physician or other).
self reported history of neurological disease (e.g., Parkinson disease, stroke) with residual impairment
uncontrolled hypertension (>150/90 mm Hg)
self-reported symptomatic coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction in last 6 months
self reported congestive heart failure
unable to carry out performance tests and questionnaires correctly,

Summary

Conditions
Healthy
Type
Observational
Design
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 65 years and 90 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

Determining the proportion of elderly subjects who, according to the NLA result, would qualify for a personalized program to improve their nutritional and physical status; Determining the segmentation (defined by cut-off criteria) of these elderly subjects stratified into 3 NLA subgroups according t...

Determining the proportion of elderly subjects who, according to the NLA result, would qualify for a personalized program to improve their nutritional and physical status; Determining the segmentation (defined by cut-off criteria) of these elderly subjects stratified into 3 NLA subgroups according to strength and endurance performance (33% +/- 10% of target group)

Inclusion Criterias

free of cognitive impairment (3MSE),
having obtained the subject's written informed consent
aged between 65 and 90 years,
...
free of cognitive impairment (3MSE),
having obtained the subject's written informed consent
aged between 65 and 90 years,
able to walk with or without walking aid,

Exclusion Criterias

unable to communicate in English. Non-English speaking individuals will be excluded due to safety concerns in being able to understand testing instructions.
self reported lower or upper extremity surgery or fracture in the last 3 months
self reported restriction to exercise(by a physician or other).
...
unable to communicate in English. Non-English speaking individuals will be excluded due to safety concerns in being able to understand testing instructions.
self reported lower or upper extremity surgery or fracture in the last 3 months
self reported restriction to exercise(by a physician or other).
self reported history of neurological disease (e.g., Parkinson disease, stroke) with residual impairment
uncontrolled hypertension (>150/90 mm Hg)
self-reported symptomatic coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction in last 6 months
self reported congestive heart failure
unable to carry out performance tests and questionnaires correctly,

Locations

Boston, Massachusetts, 02111
Boston, Massachusetts, 02111

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT01995682
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Roger A Fielding, Ph.D. Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
  • Roger A Fielding, Ph.D. Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University