Effectiveness and Cost-Efficiency of Aquatic Exercise for Management of Osteoarthritis
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00653497|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 7, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 7, 2008
The purpose of this study was to estimate the cost and outcomes of the Arthritis Foundation aquatic exercise classes.
- DESIGN. Randomized trial of 20-week aquatic classes.
- SUBJECTS AND METHODS. Recruited 249 adults from Washington State aged 55 to 75 with a doctor-confirmed diagnosis of osteoarthritis
- MEAURES. The Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB), Current Health Desirability Rating (CHDR), Health Assessment Questionnaire(HAQ), Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D), Perceived Quality of Life Scale (PQOL)
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Osteoarthritis||Behavioral: Aquatic exercise|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||249 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Effectiveness and Cost-Efficiency of Aquatic Exercise for Management of Osteoarthritis|
|Study Start Date :||March 1997|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 1998|
|Study Completion Date :||June 1998|
Community-based aquatic exercise program (Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program). Two classes per week, 45-60 minutes in duration.
Behavioral: Aquatic exercise
Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program
No Intervention: 2
Usual care; abstention from initiation of new exercise programs. Invited to participate in Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program after study completion.
- Quality of Well-Being Scale
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00653497
|Principal Investigator:||Donald L Patrick, PhD, MSPH||University of Washington|