Nordic Walking and Chronic Low Back Pain

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2005 by Human Locomotion Science.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics
University of Southern Denmark
Hospitals of Funen
National Board of Health, Denmark
Information provided by:
Human Locomotion Science
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00209820
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: April 10, 2007
Last verified: September 2005
  Purpose

This is a randimized clinical trial comparing the effect of supervised Nordic walking versus unsupervised Nordic walking versus advice to stay active


Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Behavioral: Supervised Nordic Walking
Behavioral: Unsupervised Nordic Walking
Behavioral: Advice to stay active

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Human Locomotion Science:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Weeks to 8 Weeks
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Finished treatment at secondary sector specialist spinal unit
  • Able to understand and read Danish

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Co-morbidity preventing patient from completing Nordic walking program
  • Pain <3 on 11 point box scale
  • Unable to perform Watt Max Cykel Test
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00209820

Contacts
Contact: Lars Morsø, PT 63621000 lamo@shf.fyns-amt.dk
Contact: Jan Hartvigsen, DC, PhD +45 65913020 j.hartvigsen@nikkb.dk

Locations
Denmark
Back Center Funen Recruiting
Ringe, Funen, Denmark, 5250
Contact: Lars Morsø, PT         
Contact: Claus Manniche, MD, PhD         
Principal Investigator: Lars Morsø, PT         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Human Locomotion Science
Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics
University of Southern Denmark
Hospitals of Funen
National Board of Health, Denmark
Investigators
Study Director: Lars Morsø, PT Back Center Funen, Ringe Denmark
Principal Investigator: Jan Hartvigsen, DC, PhD Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics
Study Chair: Claus Manniche, MD, PhD Back Center Funen, Ringe, Denmark
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00209820     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VF 20050055
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: April 10, 2007
Health Authority: Denmark: National Board of Health

Keywords provided by Human Locomotion Science:
low back pain
randomized clinical trial
Nordic walking
supervision
Advice to stay active

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 24, 2014