Study concept and design: Latham, Harris, Bean, Zawacki, Giorgetti, Jette.
Acquisition of data: Bean, Goodyear, Heislein, Mustafa, Pardasaney, Giorgetti, Holt, Goehring.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Latham, Harris, Bean, Heeren, Jette.
Drafting of the manuscript: Latham, Goodyear, Pardasaney, Goehring, Jette.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Latham, Harris, Bean, Heeren, Zawacki, Heislein, Mustafa, Giorgetti, Holt, Jette.
Statistical analysis: Latham, Harris, Heeren.
Obtained funding: Latham, Harris, Jette.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Latham, Harris, Bean, Goodyear, Heislein, Mustafa, Giorgetti, Holt, Goehring.
Study supervision: Latham, Harris, Bean, Goodyear, Giorgetti, Jette.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Bean reported receiving institutional grants from the National Institutes of Health and travel reimbursement from the American Geriatrics Society. Ms Giorgetti reported receiving consulting fees, travel reimbursement, and fees for participating in review activities from MGH Institute of Health Professions and being employed by Metrowest Homecare and Hospice. Dr Jette reported holding stock in CREcare LLC, which is a small business he started that distributes outcome instruments including the AM-PAC; and receiving royalties from Boston University for instrument licenses. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by grant 5R01NR010815 from the National Institute of Nursing Research. All Thera-Band products were donated by Thera-Band.
Role of the Sponsor: The National Institute of Nursing Research and Thera-Band had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Data and Safety Monitoring Board: Jay Magaziner, MSHyg, PhD (University of Maryland), Roger Fielding, PhD (Tufts University), Clarissa Valim, MD, ScD (Harvard School of Public Health), and Ilona Kopits, MD, MPH (Boston University School of Medicine).
Additional Contributions: We acknowledge the contributions of the following research assistants for their roles in delivering the hip exercise intervention program or the nutrition education program: Cyndy Hurley, BS, PT (Cynthia Beal Hurley Physical Therapy), Sarah Butler, MS, RD, Jennifer Culbert, MS, RD, and Laura Judd, MS, RD (all from Sargent College). Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD (Cleveland State University), and Jingshun Yang, MSc (Boston University School of Public Health), developed the electronic data collection forms and the database. We also acknowledge the contributions to the study and data management of this trial by Laura Griffith, BA (Spaulding Cambridge Outpatient Center), Roseanne Monarch, BA (Boston University School of Public Health), Siphannay Nhean, MPH (VA Palo Alto Healthcare System), and Kira Taj, MPH (Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children), and the assistance with data analyses provided by Pengsheng Ni, MD, MPH (Boston University School of Public Health). We would also like to thank the late Stephen Haley, PT, PhD (Boston University School of Public Health) for his input into the study design. All of the people acknowledged above were compensated for their work (including the data and safety monitoring board) on this study, with the exception of Dr Haley who provided his consultation time unpaid.
Correction: This article was corrected online March 5, 2014, for typographical errors in the Affiliations section.