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Table 1 Outcomes assessed in the COmPLETE Study (C-Health & C-Heart)

From: Functional aging in health and heart failure: the COmPLETE Study

  Outcome measure Data Collection Instrument
Before Visit 1
 Telephone interview General health and chronic disease, part 1a 21 items
Smoking status a 3 items
Physical activity readiness a 7 items, Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)
Visit 1
 Questionnaires Chronotype (1) 14 items, Munich Chronotype Questionnaire (MCTQ) [82]
Quality of life (2) 8 items, Health related Quality of Life, short form (SF-8) [83]
Socio-economic status (3) 1 item
Subjective physical activity (4) 10 items, European Health Interview Survey-Physical Activity Questionnaire (EHIS-PAQ) [84]
6 items, Global Physical Activity (GPAQ) [85]
Residential area (5) 3 items
Use of transportation (6) 3 items
Life-space (7) 9 items, modified UAB Study of Aging Life-Space Assessment [86]
Fall history (8) 2 items
Alcohol consumption (9) 3 items
Stress (10) 4 items, Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) [87]
Insomnia (11) 7 items, Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) [88]
Menstruation cycle (12) 7 items
General health and chronic disease, part 2 (19) 13 items
Medication (20) 10 items
 Anthropometry BMI a (13) Weight and height
WHR (14) Waist circumference/hip circumference
Body composition (15) Four-segment bioelectrical impedance analysis
 Macrovascular-Health Arterial stiffness (baPWV/CAVI) & blood pressure a (16) Noninvasive vascular screening system
Brachial endothelial function (17) FMD by ultrasound
Carotid-intima-media thickness (23) 2D ultrasound instrument
 Cardiac Imaging Systolic and diastolic structure and function (22) 2D echocardiography
 Inflammation & Circulating CV Risk Factors Cholesterol (TC, LDL, HDL), triglycerides (TGA),
HbA1c, NT-pro BNP & etc. (21)
Venous blood samples
 Physical Fitness Components Gait (18) Inertial sensor system
Power of leg muscles (24) Countermovement jump on a force plate
Standing balance (25) Tandem stance on a force plate
Handgrip strength (26) Handheld dynamometer
Isometric leg strength (27) Dynamometer
Cardiorespiratory fitness (28) Cardiopulmonary exercise testing with breath-by-breath gas analysis
Starting the day after visit 1 for 14 days
 Physical Activity Objective physical activity Wrist-worn triaxial accelerometer
Visit 2
 Microvascular-Health Retinal arterial and venous diameters Static retinal vessel analysis
Retinal endothelial function Dynamic retinal vessel analysis
  1. a Used for a check of inclusion criteria. Numbers in brackets indicate the precise sequence of data collection of visit 1
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, baPWV brachial–ankle pulse wave velocity, CAVI cardio–ankle vascular index, TC total cholesterol, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, FMD flow-mediated dilation