Vascular Health and Exercise Performance of Overweight Children

Trial ID or NCT#



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The purpose of this study is to assess exercise performance in 20 healthy children 10-19 years of age with a body mass index greater than 85th percentile and to evaluate the effect of dietary and exercise intervention over 12 weeks.

Official Title

Vascular Health and Exercise Performance of Overweight Children in 12 Weeks Using Skype

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 10 Years to 19 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - 10-19 years old - Overweight (BMI > 85 percentile) - Interested in a 12 week ¬home exercise & nutrition program - Have computer & internet access - Can come to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford for a 3-hour test at the start & end of the study (so only twice!) - Are able to come to testing after fasting overnight - Do not smoke - Do not take any medications
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - non-overweight adolescents


Seda Tierney
Inger Olson

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Seda Tierney, MD