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Nordic Walking and Chronic Low Back Pain

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by Human Locomotion Science.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics
University of Southern Denmark
Hospitals of Funen
National Board of Health, Denmark
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Human Locomotion Science Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: April 10, 2007
Last verified: September 2005
This is a randimized clinical trial comparing the effect of supervised Nordic walking versus unsupervised Nordic walking versus advice to stay active

Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Behavioral: Supervised Nordic Walking
Behavioral: Unsupervised Nordic Walking
Behavioral: Advice to stay active

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Human Locomotion Science:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Weeks to 8 Weeks   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Finished treatment at secondary sector specialist spinal unit
  • Able to understand and read Danish

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Co-morbidity preventing patient from completing Nordic walking program
  • Pain <3 on 11 point box scale
  • Unable to perform Watt Max Cykel Test
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00209820

Contact: Lars Morsø, PT 63621000
Contact: Jan Hartvigsen, DC, PhD +45 65913020

Back Center Funen Recruiting
Ringe, Funen, Denmark, 5250
Contact: Lars Morsø, PT         
Contact: Claus Manniche, MD, PhD         
Principal Investigator: Lars Morsø, PT         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Human Locomotion Science
Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics
University of Southern Denmark
Hospitals of Funen
National Board of Health, Denmark
Study Director: Lars Morsø, PT Back Center Funen, Ringe Denmark
Principal Investigator: Jan Hartvigsen, DC, PhD Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics
Study Chair: Claus Manniche, MD, PhD Back Center Funen, Ringe, Denmark
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00209820     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VF 20050055
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: April 10, 2007

Keywords provided by Human Locomotion Science:
low back pain
randomized clinical trial
Nordic walking
Advice to stay active

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on May 22, 2017