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Use of Internet Mediated Walking Program and Pedometer in COPD

This study has been completed.
University of Michigan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marilyn Moy, VA Boston Healthcare System Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2013
Last updated: March 10, 2017
Last verified: March 2017
Persons with COPD are randomized to pedometer versus pedometer plus Internet mediated website to promote walking and physical activity. Primary outcome is daily step counts. Intervention lasts 3 months.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Study of Use of Internet Mediated Walking Program and Pedometer in COPD

Further study details as provided by VA Boston Healthcare System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily Step Counts [ Time Frame: pre and 3 months post ]
    measured by pedometer

Enrollment: 114
Actual Study Start Date: April 30, 2012
Study Completion Date: February 2, 2017
Primary Completion Date: January 6, 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Pedometer alone
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program
Experimental: Pedometer plus website
pedometer and website
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program


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

Inclusion Criteria:

COPD, ability to walk, has Internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

COPD exacerbation in previous 4 weeks

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01772082

United States, Massachusetts
VABoston Healthcare System
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02132
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Boston Healthcare System
University of Michigan
  More Information

Responsible Party: Marilyn Moy, Associate Professor of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System Identifier: NCT01772082     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ESCFull2328
Study First Received: January 16, 2013
Last Updated: March 10, 2017 processed this record on May 22, 2017