Internet Walking Program and Pedometer in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Michigan
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marilyn Moy, VA Boston Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01564043
First received: March 23, 2012
Last updated: March 26, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

Higher levels of physical activity are associated with better functional status, fewer hospital admissions, and lower mortality. The investigators studied the feasibility and safety of a novel program that combines a pedometer with a website to increase walking. This is a pilot study.


Condition Intervention
COPD
Internet Access
Behavioral: website and pedometer

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by VA Boston Healthcare System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily step count [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: February 2011
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: website and pedometer Behavioral: website and pedometer
use of pedometer and website

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD
  • able to ambulate
  • internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current pulmonary rehab
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01564043

Locations
United States, Massachusetts
VABoston Healthcare System
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02132
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Boston Healthcare System
University of Michigan
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
  More Information

No publications provided by VA Boston Healthcare System

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Marilyn Moy, MD, VA Boston Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01564043     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VABHS2328
Study First Received: March 23, 2012
Last Updated: March 26, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases

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