Physical Exercise and Its Impact on Signs of Inflammation in Fibromyalgia
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00643006|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 25, 2008
Results First Posted : October 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 30, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Exercise Therapy Pain||Behavioral: Physical exercise Behavioral: Active comparator: low intensive exercise||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||67 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Physical Exercise and Its Impact on Signs of Inflammation in Women With Fibromyalgia|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2009|
Experimental: A. High intensive exercise
High intensive exercise
Behavioral: Physical exercise
Supervised walks with poles twice a week at moderate-high intensity
Active Comparator: B. Low-intensive exercise
Low-to-moderate intensive supervised walks
Behavioral: Active comparator: low intensive exercise
Supervised walks once a week at low-intensity.
- Six-minute Walk Test [ Time Frame: 15 weeks ]Patient is instructed to walk as fast as she can. The distance covered during 6 minutes is documented.
- Change of Pain Level From Baseline. [ Time Frame: 15 weeks ]Pain was measured by The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) subscale for Pain, which is a self-rated pain on visual analogue scale, 0-100 mm. The higher value, the worse pain.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00643006
|Alingsås Primary Health Care|
|Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Dept of Physical Therapy|
|Göteborg, Sweden, 41345|
|Uddevalla Primary Health Care|
|Principal Investigator:||Kaisa E Mannerkorpi, Ass prof||Göteborg University, Dept of Rheumatology|