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(NCT03030092)

Central Norway Regional Health Authority
One group will receive today's standard rehabilitation program following hip fracture surgery. The intervention group will have maximal strength training incorporated in their program. It consists of 3 training sessions per week for 8 weeks, where 4-5 repetitions over 4 sets for leg press and abduction resistance exercise at 85% of maximal strength is carried out. Oxygen consumption of walking, muscle mass, strength, balance and bone density will be compared between the groups following the 8-week rehabilitation period.
  • Other: Maximal Strength Training
    leg pres and abduction exercises
    Ages eligible for Study
    65 Years to 95 Years
    Genders eligible for Study
    All
    Accepts Healthy Volunteers
    No
    Inclusion Criteria:
    • age over 65, hip fracture surgery
    Exclusion Criteria:
    • COPD, Heart failure, Dementia
    Status:
    enrolling by invitation
    Type:
    Interventional
    Phase:
    -
    Start:
    31 December, 2016
    Updated:
    19 January, 2017
    Participants:
    40
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