Effectiveness of Physical Exercise in Women With Fibromyalgia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00498264|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2007 by Federal University of São Paulo.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 10, 2007
Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a syndrome expressed by chronic widespread body pain which leads to reduced physical function and frequent use of health care services. Exercise training is commonly recommended as a treatment.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a supervised resistance muscular exercise (RME) and walking program (WP) are effective in the treatment of FMS on decrease of pain.
The practical of the RME reduces the pain of participants with FMS.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Fibromyalgia||Behavioral: walking program, resistance muscular exercise||Phase 2|
This study will evaluate and compare the effectiveness of a supervised resistance muscular exercise (RME) , walking program (WP)and control group (just observation) in women with FMS during 16 weeks, on decrease of pain.
Participants will undergo an assessment including medical some questionnaires to assess their FMS symptoms at baseline, after 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 28 weeks.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||90 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of Physical Exercise on Decrease of Pain in Patients With Fibromyalgia:Randomized Clinical Trial|
|Study Start Date :||January 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2007|
- Decrease of pain and use of specific medicine for fibromyalgia [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
- Improvement on phsysical function assessment throughout of 6 minute walk test and specific questionnaire: FIQ (Fibromyalgia Impact questionnarie) and SF-36 (Quality of life) [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00498264
|Contact: Andrea H Kayo, PTfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Mauro Ishioka, Secretaryemail@example.com|
|University of Santo Amaro - Ambulatory of Special Conditions||Recruiting|
|São Paulo, Brazil, 04815-180|
|Contact: Carla M Sanches, Physican 55-11-56682500 ext 2513 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sub-Investigator: Carla M Sanches, Physician|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrea H Kayo, PT||Federal University of São Paulo|