Motor Control in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
St. Olavs Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01686074
First received: September 12, 2012
Last updated: August 11, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
  Purpose

This project is a comprehensive study, with main focus on motor control, comparing patients with chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME) and/or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Focus of the present project will be on detailed movement analysis in a movement laboratory and involve functional tasks such as walking and standing. Investigations will also comprise muscle activity, reaction time and fine motor control.


Condition
Fibromyalgia
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Motor Control in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • motor control [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Chronic fatigue syndrome
fibromyalgia
chronic fatigue syndrome + fibromyalgia
healthy sedentary control

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 49 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia from primary care clinics.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients who already had been treated.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Norway
Avdeling for smerte og sammensatte symptomlidelser (ASSL) St Olavs Hospital
Trondheim, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
St. Olavs Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Egil A Fors, PhD MD Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01686074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012/679
Study First Received: September 12, 2012
Last Updated: August 11, 2014
Health Authority: Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Motor control
walking
physical activity
Muscle activity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Fatigue
Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Virus Diseases
Encephalomyelitis
Central Nervous System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014