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Exercise for Fibromyalgia

This study has been completed.
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Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: December 1, 2010
Last updated: December 2, 2010
Last verified: December 2010

December 1, 2010
December 2, 2010
April 2006
April 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Pain severity [ Time Frame: Week 3 ]
Validated measure of clinical pain.
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Muscle strength [ Time Frame: Week 3 ]
Assessment of muscle strength using a dynometer.
Same as current
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Exercise for Fibromyalgia
Randomized Equivalency Trial of Strength Compared to Aerobic Exercise on Pain Severity in Adults With Fibromyalgia
Randomized equivalency trial of the effects of strength training compared to aerobic exercise on pain severity in adults with fibromyalgia.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Behavioral: Strength training
    Daily supervised strength training.
  • Behavioral: Aerobic exercise
    Daily supervised aerobic exercise.
  • Experimental: Strength training
    Supervised strength training.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Strength training
  • Active Comparator: Aerobic exercise
    Supervised aerobic exercise.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Aerobic exercise

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
April 2008
April 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

- Established diagnosis of fibromyalgia, age > 18 years. Exclusion Criteria: cardiac, pulmonary or orthopedic condition that would limit exercise.

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
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W. Michael Hooten, Md, Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic
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Principal Investigator: William M Hooten, MD Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic
December 2010

ICMJE     Data element required by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the World Health Organization ICTRP