Internet-based Rehabilitation Aftercare Focusing on Physical Activity Promotion in Persons With COPD (COPD-AReNa)

U

University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Status

Enrolling

Conditions

Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

Treatments

Other: Pulmonary Rehabilitation (usual care)
Other: After care: Exercise and physical activity promotion
Other: Pulmonary Rehabilitation (usual care) + familiarization with components of the aftercare program

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT05006560
F010-2020

Details and patient eligibility

About

The aim of the study is to evaluate a 12-week internet-based rehabilitation aftercare program with an emphasis on physical activity promotion for persons with COPD. The program starts directly after an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program. It includes monitoring and promotion of physical activity, progressive resistance and endurance training, education through online learning modules and continuous support from a therapist.

Enrollment

48 estimated patients

Sex

All

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Main diagnosis for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation is an International Classification of Diseases-Code J44.- (Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) at all 2011 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) classifications A-D and stages 1-4.
  • Internet access at home
  • owning a smartphone with the operating system Android or iOS
  • basic computer and internet skills (e. g. using web browser)
  • ability to operate a smartphone (especially to install mobile applications)
  • ability to read, write and comprehend as well as communicate electronically

Exclusion criteria

  • severe concomitant disease, which will affect the ability to be physically active more than COPD for example, cancer or severe cardiac, neurological, orthopaedic or metabolic comorbidities)
  • cognitive impairment that hampers study implementation
  • Lack of ability to speak German

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Non-Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

48 participants in 2 patient groups

Usual care rehabilitation and aftercare
Experimental group
Description:
Participants receive the standard inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation followed by an internet based 12-week rehabilitation aftercare program.
Treatment:
Other: After care: Exercise and physical activity promotion
Other: Pulmonary Rehabilitation (usual care)
Rehabilitation and aftercare (aligned)
Experimental group
Description:
Participants receive the standard inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation followed by an internet based 12-week rehabilitation aftercare program. During rehabilitation, participants already get familiarized with components of the after care program.
Treatment:
Other: Pulmonary Rehabilitation (usual care) + familiarization with components of the aftercare program
Other: After care: Exercise and physical activity promotion

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Verena Hartung, M. A.; Klaus Pfeifer, Prof. Dr.

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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