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Internet Walking Program and Pedometer in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01564043
First Posted: March 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2012
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Collaborators:
University of Michigan
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marilyn Moy, VA Boston Healthcare System
  Purpose
Higher levels of physical activity are associated with better functional status, fewer hospital admissions, and lower mortality. The investigators studied the feasibility and safety of a novel program that combines a pedometer with a website to increase walking. This is a pilot study.

Condition Intervention
COPD Internet Access Behavioral: website and pedometer

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Marilyn Moy, VA Boston Healthcare System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily step count [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: February 2011
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: website and pedometer Behavioral: website and pedometer
use of pedometer and website

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD
  • able to ambulate
  • internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current pulmonary rehab
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Massachusetts
VABoston Healthcare System
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02132
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Boston Healthcare System
University of Michigan
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Marilyn Moy, MD, VA Boston Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01564043     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VABHS2328
First Submitted: March 23, 2012
First Posted: March 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

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