Use of Internet Mediated Walking Program and Pedometer in COPD

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified January 2013 by VA Boston Healthcare System
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of Michigan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marilyn Moy, VA Boston Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01772082
First received: January 16, 2013
Last updated: January 18, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
  Purpose

Persons with COPD are randomized to pedometer versus pedometer plus Internet mediated website to promote walking and physical activity. Primary outcome is 6-minute walk test distance. Intervention lasts 3 months.


Condition Intervention
COPD
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Study of Use of Internet Mediated Walking Program and Pedometer in COPD

Further study details as provided by VA Boston Healthcare System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 6-minute walk test distance [ Time Frame: pre and 3 months post ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Pedometer alone
pedometer
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program
none
Experimental: Pedometer plus website
pedometer and website
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program
none

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

COPD, ability to walk, has Internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

COPD exacerbation in previous 4 weeks

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01772082

Locations
United States, Massachusetts
VABoston Healthcare System Recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02132
Contact: Marilyn Moy, MD    857-203-6622    marilyn.moy@va.gov   
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Moy, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Boston Healthcare System
University of Michigan
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Marilyn Moy, Assistant Professor of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01772082     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ESCFull2328
Study First Received: January 16, 2013
Last Updated: January 18, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government, VA Rehab R&D

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014