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Physical Activity Counseling During Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PAC)

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 July 2009 by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00948623
First Posted: July 29, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2009
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Collaborator:
Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
Information provided by:
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  Purpose
This randomized controlled trial will assess the effect of adding intensive physical activity counseling to an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program. Counseling including real-time feedback on daily activities from an activity monitor will be offered to improve participation in physical activities in daily life during and after an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Behavioral: physical activity counseling program Behavioral: sham counseling program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Physical Activity Counseling During Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Does it Improve Daily Physical Activity Levels

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Further study details as provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Walking time in daily life and the amount of time spent in moderate intense activities

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: April 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Behavioral: physical activity counseling program
Sham Comparator: 2 Behavioral: sham counseling program

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Spirometry-proven COPD
  • Referred for 6-month outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Orthopedic problems impairing daily activities
  • Progressive neurological or neuromuscular disorders
  • Psychiatric or cognitive disorders
  • Patients on the waiting list for lung transplantation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00948623


Contacts
Contact: Thierry Troosters, PT, PhD +3216347107 chris.burtin@med.kuleuven.be

Locations
Belgium
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University Hospitals KULeuven Recruiting
Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Contact: Thierry Troosters, PT, PhD    +3216347107    thierry.troosters@med.kuleuven.be   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. T. Troosters, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Catholic University Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00948623     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: s06081980
First Submitted: July 28, 2009
First Posted: July 29, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:
COPD
physical activity
pulmonary rehabilitation
counseling

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