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Evaluation of Walk With Ease in Arthritis (WWE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00526435
First received: September 6, 2007
Last updated: March 23, 2011
Last verified: March 2011

September 6, 2007
March 23, 2011
October 2007
January 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Physical Activity Level [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  • 6-minute walk [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  • Walking behaviors [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  • Exercise self-efficacy [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00526435 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Health-related Quality of Life (SF36)
  • Health Assessment Questionnaire
  • Arthritis Symptoms
  • Senior Fitness Test (function)
Same as current
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Evaluation of Walk With Ease in Arthritis
Evaluation of the Walk With Ease Program Among People With Arthritis

The overall goal of this study is to determine the whether the Walk with Ease (WWE) program in its 2 version (group-assisted and self-directed) can increase physical activity and fitness levels among individuals (18 years and older) with arthritis over the long-term. Participants will be approximately 657 subjects from 20-24 rural and urban communities across North Carolina. It is expected that participants in the WWE program will have reduced pain, improved function and increased activity levels after participation in this 6-week program.

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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Arthritis
  • Behavioral: Walk with Ease - Group
    Participate in 6-week, 1 hour per week group assisted classes (with instructor).
  • Behavioral: Walk with Ease - Self
    SUbject will receive the WWE workbook and follow it without group/instructor assistance.
  • Experimental: Group WWE
    Subjects will participate in a group-assisted 6 week WWE program.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Walk with Ease - Group
  • Experimental: Self-directed
    Subjects will follow the self-directed WWE program.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Walk with Ease - Self
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
468
January 2010
January 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Self-reported, doctor-diagnosed arthritis
  • Ages 18+

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-English speaking
  • Severe impairment of physical or mental function
  • Co-existing condition for which exercise is contraindicated
Both
18 Years to 90 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00526435
CDC-NCCDPHP-AAMC-0975, AAMC-0975
No
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Study Director: Jennifer M Hootman, PhD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Principal Investigator: Leigh F Callahan, PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
March 2011

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