Effectiveness of Physical Exercise in Women With Fibromyalgia

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2007 by Federal University of São Paulo.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 10, 2007
University of Santo Amaro
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Federal University of São Paulo

July 9, 2007
July 10, 2007
July 10, 2007
January 2005
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Decrease of pain and use of specific medicine for fibromyalgia [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Improvement on phsysical function assessment throughout of 6 minute walk test and specific questionnaire: FIQ (Fibromyalgia Impact questionnarie) and SF-36 (Quality of life) [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
Same as current
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Effectiveness of Physical Exercise in Women With Fibromyalgia
Effectiveness of Physical Exercise on Decrease of Pain in Patients With Fibromyalgia:Randomized Clinical Trial

Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a syndrome expressed by chronic widespread body pain which leads to reduced physical function and frequent use of health care services. Exercise training is commonly recommended as a treatment.

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a supervised resistance muscular exercise (RME) and walking program (WP) are effective in the treatment of FMS on decrease of pain.

The practical of the RME reduces the pain of participants with FMS.

This study will evaluate and compare the effectiveness of a supervised resistance muscular exercise (RME) , walking program (WP)and control group (just observation) in women with FMS during 16 weeks, on decrease of pain.

Participants will undergo an assessment including medical some questionnaires to assess their FMS symptoms at baseline, after 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 28 weeks.

Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Behavioral: walking program, resistance muscular exercise
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Kayo AH, Peccin MS, Sanches CM, Trevisani VF. Effectiveness of physical activity in reducing pain in patients with fibromyalgia: a blinded randomized clinical trial. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Aug;32(8):2285-92. doi: 10.1007/s00296-011-1958-z. Epub 2011 May 19.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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October 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Criteria diagnosis according ACR 1990
  • Wash-out of medication specific for fibromyalgia for 1 month
  • Only paracetamol 750mg will be allowed during the period of study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Alterations that against indicate the practical one of physical activity evaluated previously in clinical and rheumatology evaluation
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
35 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
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Federal University of São Paulo
University of Santo Amaro
Principal Investigator: Andrea H Kayo, PT Federal University of São Paulo
Federal University of São Paulo
June 2007

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