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Physical Activity Counseling During Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PAC)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00948623
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2009 by KU Leuven.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 30, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
Information provided by:
KU Leuven

Brief Summary:
This randomized controlled trial will assess the effect of adding intensive physical activity counseling to an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program. Counseling including real-time feedback on daily activities from an activity monitor will be offered to improve participation in physical activities in daily life during and after an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Behavioral: physical activity counseling program Behavioral: sham counseling program Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Physical Activity Counseling During Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Does it Improve Daily Physical Activity Levels
Study Start Date : April 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Behavioral: physical activity counseling program
Sham Comparator: 2 Behavioral: sham counseling program



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Walking time in daily life and the amount of time spent in moderate intense activities


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Spirometry-proven COPD
  • Referred for 6-month outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Orthopedic problems impairing daily activities
  • Progressive neurological or neuromuscular disorders
  • Psychiatric or cognitive disorders
  • Patients on the waiting list for lung transplantation

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00948623


Contacts
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Contact: Thierry Troosters, PT, PhD +3216347107 chris.burtin@med.kuleuven.be

Locations
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Belgium
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University Hospitals KULeuven Recruiting
Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Contact: Thierry Troosters, PT, PhD    +3216347107    thierry.troosters@med.kuleuven.be   
Sponsors and Collaborators
KU Leuven
Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. T. Troosters, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Catholic University Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00948623    
Other Study ID Numbers: s06081980
First Posted: July 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009
Keywords provided by KU Leuven:
COPD
physical activity
pulmonary rehabilitation
counseling
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases