Exploration the Effect of Walking Program in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01595256
First received: April 4, 2012
Last updated: October 13, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
  Purpose

The aims of this four-year study are to

  1. explore the relationships between fatigue and muscle strength (i.e., upper limbs and lower legs)
  2. comparison with the effects of 8-week, 12-week moderate intensity of walking program on muscle strength and fatigue.
  3. develop a clinical guidelines of home-based walking program for patients with colorectal cancer receiving active treatment and survivors in Taiwan.
  4. explore the relationships among the self-report fatigue intensity and metabolism.

Condition Intervention
Colorectal Cancer
Behavioral: muscular strength

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Exploration the Effect of Individualized Home-based Walking Program on Muscle Strength and Fatigue in Patients With Colorectal Cancer Both During and After Treatment

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Exploration the Effect of Walking Program in Patients With Colorectal Cancer. [ Time Frame: five-year study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    change of walking program on muscle strength and fatigue


Enrollment: 237
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: February 2013
Primary Completion Date: February 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: walking group Behavioral: muscular strength
12-week moderate intensity walking program
No Intervention: usual care

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with colorectal cancer in receiving active treatment or completed treatment within 5years.
  • Patients in Different Stages.
  • Aged above 18.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • KPS<60
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Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
National Science Council, Taiwan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Shiow-Ching Shun, PhD National Taiwan University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01595256     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201109041RB
Study First Received: April 4, 2012
Last Updated: October 13, 2014
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
colorectal cancer,fatigue,6-minute walking test

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014