Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
18/12/2002
Date assigned
18/12/2002
Last edited
14/09/2007
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Craig Anderson

ORCID ID

Contact details

Clinical Trials Research Unit
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92 019
Auckland
-
New Zealand
+64 (0)9 373 7599 ext. 84713
c.anderson@ctru.auckland.ac.nz

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

FITNESS

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Older patients with physical disability ('frailty')

Intervention

Factorial randomised control trial examining:
1. A single high dose of vitamin D (300 000 IU) or placebo
2. Progressive resistance exercise training or attention control (social) visits over 12 weeks

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1999

Overall trial end date

01/01/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Older patients (65 years or more) who are recently hospitalised and considered to be in 'frail' physical condition and may benefit from interventions

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/1999

Recruitment end date

01/01/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

New Zealand

Trial participating centre

Clinical Trials Research Unit
Auckland
-
New Zealand

Sponsor information

Organisation

Auckland UniServices Ltd (New Zealand)

Sponsor details

University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland
1020
New Zealand
+64 (0)9 373 7999
postmaster@auckland.ac.nz

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.uniservices.co.nz/pageloader.aspx?page=52d1d0d0

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

Health Research Council of New Zealand (New Zealand)

Alternative name(s)

HRC

Funding Body Type

government organisation

Funding Body Subtype

Federal/National Government

Location

New Zealand

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=12588571

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Latham NK, Anderson CS, Lee A, Bennett DA, Moseley A, Cameron ID, , A randomized, controlled trial of quadriceps resistance exercise and vitamin D in frail older people: the Frailty Interventions Trial in Elderly Subjects (FITNESS)., J Am Geriatr Soc, 2003, 51, 3, 291-299.

Additional files

Editorial Notes