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Use of Internet Mediated Walking Program and Pedometer in COPD

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 January 2013 by VA Boston Healthcare System.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
University of Michigan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marilyn Moy, VA Boston Healthcare System Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2013
Last updated: January 18, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
Persons with COPD are randomized to pedometer versus pedometer plus Internet mediated website to promote walking and physical activity. Primary outcome is 6-minute walk test distance. Intervention lasts 3 months.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
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:
  • 6-minute walk test distance [ Time Frame: pre and 3 months post ]

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (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, Assistant 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: January 18, 2013 processed this record on February 20, 2017