Long Term Physical Training in Asthma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01097473|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 1, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 1, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Asthma||Procedure: Exercise training||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||24 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Effects of Long Term Physical Training Once a Week on Fitness and Quality of Life in Elderly Asthmatics|
|Study Start Date :||April 1996|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 1998|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 1998|
Active Comparator: Exercise training
Subjects participate in a once weekly supervised exercise training group, duration of 60 min.
Procedure: Exercise training
Exercise training in outpatient sport groups once weekly with a duration of 60 min each
No Intervention: Control
Control group receives no intervention
- Maximum oxygen uptake [ Time Frame: One year ]Maximum oxygen uptake measured during unsteady state cycle ergometer test with work increments of 10 watts each minute until exhaustion.
- General quality of life [ Time Frame: One year ]Assessment of general quality of life using the german version of the SF-36 questionaire.
- Disease-specific quality of life [ Time Frame: One year ]Assessment of the disease-specific quality of life using the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01097473
|University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf|
|Principal Investigator:||Andreas Meyer, M.D.||Kliniken Mariahilf GmbH, Mönchengladbach, Germany|