Xbox Kinect Training in Men With Prostate Cancer

H

Hospitalsenheden Vest

Status

Completed

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Treatments

Behavioral: Home based training using the Xbox Kinect system

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01762241
1-10-72-593-12 (Other Identifier)
Wii-1-10-72-593-12

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of 12 weeks systematically training using the Xbox Kinect system. Outcome measures are made on physical function, quality of life, fatigue and metabolic parameters.

Full description

Patients will be recruited from the outpatient clinic at the urological department, Regionshospitalet Holstebro. Patients who have been discharged from the outpatient clinic due to biochemical stabile cancer prostate disease will receive a letter with information about the study. A research assistant will be responsible for randomization and test procedures. A physiotherapist will be responsible for instruction of the participants to the training and the Xbox system. A student will be responsible for installation and collection of the Xbox system in the participants home.

Enrollment

46 patients

Sex

Male

Ages

40+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Prostate cancer requiring androgen deprivation therapy
  • Androgen deprivation therapy for at least 3 month prior to inclusion
  • Cognitive well-functioning in order to be able to answer questionnaires and train according to instructions
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion criteria

  • Prostate cancer with metastasis to other regions than bones
  • Strength- or cardiovascular training 2 times or more per week prior to inclusion
  • Haemoglobin percentage less than 6,1 mmol/l
  • Any mental or physical condition that makes the patient unfit for participation
  • Men in risk of getting an osteoporotic fracture due to long-term treatment with steroids or earlier fractures due to minimal trauma
  • Participation in other studies

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Double Blind

46 participants in 2 patient groups

Intervention group
Experimental group
Description:
12 weeks systematically home based training 3 times per week one hour at the time using the Xbox Kinect system.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Home based training using the Xbox Kinect system
Control group
No Intervention group
Description:
No systematically training/standard of care

Trial contacts and locations

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