Exercise Training in Children With Congenital Heart Defect
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of exercise training on exercise capacity, physical activity (PA), health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and the psychosocial factors affecting PA in sedentary congenital heart defect (CHD) children and healthy sedentary children. The degree of improvement after exercise training were compared between CHD children and healthy sedentary children.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||The Effect of Exercise Training on Exercise Capacity, Physical Activity, and Health-related Quality of Life in Children After Repair of Congenital Heart Defect|
- maximal treadmill exercise test [ Time Frame: 12 wks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||December 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Dance Dance Revolution (DDR)
Using a video game so-called Dance Dance Revolution (DDR)
Other Name: Dance Dance Revolution (DDR)
Exercise groups took 12-week exercise training, twice in hospital and once at home, using a video game so-called Dance Dance Revolution (DDR), while the control group kept their daily routines.