OAIC Supported Studies

Welcome to the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) Studies area of our website! The Pepper Center conducts studies in order to support and empower older Americans with disabilities and their family members. The Pepper Center studies promote innovative practices and policies that advance services for older adults.

 

Studies Currently Recruiting

 

 Name of Study  

 Study Type  

  Duration 

CLIP II
Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program II at the Y

Physical Activity/Weight Loss

18 months

INFINITE
Investigating Fitness Interventions in the Elderly

 Physical Activity/Weight Loss 

 5 months  

PACE
Program for Active Aging and Community Engagement

Physical Activity/Health Education

12 months

START
Strength Training for ARthritis Trial    

Osteoarthritis

20 months

Ongoing Studies

 

 

I’M FIT
Improving Muscle for Functional Independence

LIFE – Main Study
Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders

Look AHEAD Ancillary Study 
Intentional Weight Reduction and Physical and Cognitive Function

PREDICT
Vascular Stiffness and Pulmonary Congestion

Completed Studies

 

ADAPT
Arthritis, Diet, and Activity Promotion Trial

DEMO
Diet, Exercise and Metabolism in Older Women

GENE
GENE POLYMORPHISMS

MY BUDDY
Community-based, buddy-supported exercise in patients with MCI

PIE 2 
Pharmacological Intervention in the Elderly Phase 2

REACT 2
Rehabilitation Exercise and COPD Trial

REACT 3 
Strength training and ACE I/D genotype in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

SECRET
Study of the Effects of Caloric Restriction and Exercise Training

VITAMIN D 
Vitamin D, Falls, Fractures and Function in Community-dwelling Older Adults

 

 

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