Effect of Exercise on Post-Covid Symptoms

H

Halic University

Status

Completed

Conditions

COVID-19

Treatments

Other: Exercise

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT05435456
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Details and patient eligibility

About

The study aimed to investigate the effects of strengthening and relaxation exercises on pain, anxiety, and sleep quality. 76 post-covid patients were randomized into experimental and control groups. Experimental group patients performed strengthening and relaxation exercises 3 times a week for 8 weeks. Control group patients did not perform any program. All participants were assessed with McGill Pain Scale short form (SFMPQ), short-form 36 (SF-36), Pittsburgh sleep quality index (PSQI) before and after the study.

Full description

After COVID-19, musculoskeletal pain, anxiety, and sleep problems can continue. The study aimed to investigate the effects of strengthening and relaxation exercises on pain, anxiety, and sleep quality. The study was performed at Gaziosmanpaşa Education and Research Hospital with 76 post-covid patients that were randomized into experimental and control groups. Experimental group patients performed strengthening and relaxation exercises 3 times a week for 8 weeks. Control group patients did not perform any program. All participants were assessed with McGill Pain Scale short form (SFMPQ), short-form 36 (SF-36), and Pittsburgh sleep quality index (PSQI) before and after the study.

Enrollment

76 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 65 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

* to be between the ages of 18-65 * to be diagnosed with Covid-19 in the last 3 months * to have a negative PCR test, or to have completed the 14-day isolation period

Exclusion criteria

* have undergone surgery in the last 6 months * have severe mental retardation that would prevent communication

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

76 participants in 2 patient groups

Experimental Group
Experimental group
Description:
Performed strengthening and relaxation exercises 3 times a week for 8 weeks.
Treatment:
Other: Exercise
Control Group
No Intervention group
Description:
There is no intervention

Trial contacts and locations

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