Table 3

Administrative information on the DANCE study

Section/itemItem NoDescription
Primary registry and trial identifying identifier: NCT03683849
Date of registration in primary registry225 September 2018
Secondary identifying numbers3The North Denmark Region Committee on Health Research Ethics (N-20180065)
Source(s) of monetary or material support4This study is externally supported by the Trygfonden Foundation (ID: 124404), the Obel family Foundation (No grant number) and Augustinus fonden (ID 184708)
Primary sponsor5Aalborg University, Denmark
Secondary sponsor(s)6Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
Aalborg Municipality, Denmark
Contact for public queries7Mikkel Jacobi Thomsen (MJT), PhD student, Cand.Scient.
Phone:+45 28 12 76 88
Contact for scientific queries8MJT, PhD student, Cand.Scient.
Phone:+45 28 12 76 88
Public title9Dancing against fall fractures?
Scientific title10Dancing Against falls iN Community-dwElling older adults (DANCE): a study protocol of a stratified, block-randomised trial
Countries of recruitment11Denmark
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied12Falls and fall-related injuries in older adults with and without osteoporosis
Intervention(s)13Active: 6-month salsa dance training
Comparator 1: 6-month fitness circuit training
Comparator 2: Continuation of regular activity schedule
Key inclusion and exclusion criteria14Ages eligible for the study: ≥65 years
Sexes eligible for the study: Both
Accepts healthy volunteers: Yes
Inclusion criteria: (1) Older adults (≥65 years), (2) osteoporosis with T-score between −2.5 and −3.5 OR healthy, (3) if osteoporosis patient, you must receive medication for osteoporosis
Exclusion criteria: (1) drug addiction, (2) use of medical cannabis, (3) current or previous neurologic, musculoskeletal or mental illnesses, (4) participation in medical trials or other training interventional trials throughout the study period, (5) if healthy, use of osteoporosis medication
Study type15Interventional
Allocation: Blocked, stratified randomisation
Intervention model: Parallel assignment
Primary purpose: Prevention
Date of first enrolment16January 2019
Target sample size17180
Recruitment status18Recruiting
Primary outcome(s)19Outcome: Fall rate
Metric/method of measurements: Questionnaire
Timepoint: 18 months following the baseline assessments
Key secondary outcomes20Differences between objective measures and self-reported level of physical activity