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Effects of Vibration Training on Exercise Capacity in COPD-patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01380639
First Posted: June 27, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 28, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Klaus Kenn, Klinikum Berchtesgadener Land der Schön-Kliniken
  Purpose
The aim of this study is to investigate the exercise capacity in COPD-patients performing a vibration training additional to a standard three-week rehabilitation program in comparison to patients performing merely a rehabilitation program.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Other: whole body vibration training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Vibration Training During a Three-week Rehabilitation on Exercise Capacity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) III/IV-Patients

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Further study details as provided by Klaus Kenn, Klinikum Berchtesgadener Land der Schön-Kliniken:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 6-Minute-Walking-Distance [ Time Frame: day 1, day 19 ]
    Change in 6-minute-walking-distance from baseline to day 19


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Body Composition [ Time Frame: day 1 and 19 ]
    Change in body composition from baseline to day 19

  • Isometric Maximum Handgrip Force [ Time Frame: day 1, day 19 ]
    change in isometric max. handgrip force from baseline to day 19

  • BODE-Score [ Time Frame: day 1, day 19 ]
    Change in Bode-Score from baseline to day 19

  • Lung Function [ Time Frame: day 1 ]
  • Arterial Blood Gas [ Time Frame: day 1 ]
  • Brain Natruretic Peptide (BNP) [ Time Frame: day 1, day 19 ]
    change in BNP from baseline to day 19


Enrollment: 72
Study Start Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Rehabilitation with vibration training Other: whole body vibration training
performing squats for 3x3 minutes while using vibration platform three times a week
No Intervention: Rehabilitation without vibration training

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease III/IV

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe exacerbations in the last 4 weeks prior to begin of study (definition of exacerbation: symptoms on more than 3 days with a relevant change in drug therapy (cortisone, antibiotics))
  • Severe disease other than COPD, that could influence the results of the study
  • Abuse of alcohol or drugs
  • Simultaneously participation in another study
  • Tachypnea (>30/min)
  • Severe exacerbation during rehabilitation
  • Cardiac insufficiency (NYHA IV)
  • Myocardial infarction during the last 6 weeks
  • Mental-health problem
  • Pregnancy
  • Known HIV-infection
  • Slipped disk
  • Acute discopathy
  • Acute thrombosis
  • Implants in trained regions of the body (lower extremities)
  • Acute inflammation of the locomotor system, active arthrosis or rheumatoid arthritis
  • Acute tendinopathy in trained regions of the body
  • Acute hernia
  • Fresh fractures, wounds or scars in trained regions of the body
  • Gallstones or stones in the urinary tract collection system
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01380639


Locations
Germany
Schön Klinikum Berchtesgadener Land
Schönau am Königssee, Germany, 83471
Sponsors and Collaborators
Klinikum Berchtesgadener Land der Schön-Kliniken
  More Information

Responsible Party: Klaus Kenn, MD, Klinikum Berchtesgadener Land der Schön-Kliniken
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01380639     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BGL-Ga-6MGT-0810
First Submitted: April 1, 2011
First Posted: June 27, 2011
Results First Submitted: September 27, 2013
Results First Posted: November 28, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 28, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013

Keywords provided by Klaus Kenn, Klinikum Berchtesgadener Land der Schön-Kliniken:
COPD III/IV
6-Minutes-Walking-Distance
Vibration training
Galileo
Pulmonary rehabilitation

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