Use of Internet Mediated Walking Program and Pedometer in COPD

V

Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System

Status

Completed

Conditions

COPD

Treatments

Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other
Other U.S. Federal agency

Identifiers

NCT01772082
ESCFull2328

Details and patient eligibility

About

Persons with COPD are randomized to pedometer versus pedometer plus Internet mediated website to promote walking and physical activity. Primary outcome is daily step counts. Intervention lasts 3 months.

Enrollment

114 patients

Sex

All

Ages

40 to 90 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

COPD, ability to walk, has Internet access

Exclusion criteria

COPD exacerbation in previous 4 weeks

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

114 participants in 2 patient groups

Pedometer alone
Active Comparator group
Description:
pedometer
Treatment:
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program
Pedometer plus website
Experimental group
Description:
pedometer and website
Treatment:
Behavioral: Internet mediated walking program

Trial contacts and locations

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