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A 12 Week Physical Training Programme for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00744484
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 1, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 4, 2017
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Levanger Hospital
Nord-Trøndelag University College
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether water based or land based group training is more effective for people with COPD.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Behavioral: Training in water Behavioral: Training on land Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
COPD is a more common diagnosis today compared to 20 years ago, and the group is growing fast. The suffering caused by COPD and the financial cost to society is on the increasing. The principal causes of COPD are smoking and inactivity. So far it is poorly understood wich form of exercise is the most effective in training this condition.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 22 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A 12 Week Physical Training Programme for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-a Comparison of Water Based and Land Based Group Training
Actual Study Start Date : February 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: B1
B1 - training in water
Behavioral: Training in water
45 minutes interval training in water, submaximal intensity, twice a week
Experimental: S1
S1 - training on land
Behavioral: Training on land
45 minutes interval training on land, submaximal intensity, twice a week



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. VO2 peak [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Health related quality of life [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD GOLD II
  • Not taking part in physical activity during the last year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • COPD GOLD I, III, IV
  • Pain in the legs that make activity difficult

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00744484


Locations
Norway
Levanger Hosp
Levanger, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, 7600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Levanger Hospital
Nord-Trøndelag University College
Investigators
Study Director: Thor Naustdal, M.D. Hospital of Levanger

Publications:
Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00744484     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4.2007.679 (REK)
17117 ( Other Identifier: NSD )
First Posted: September 1, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPD
Physical group training
Water exercise
Cardiorespiratory fitness
Functional exercise capacity
Health related quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases