This is a four month exercise training program for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary
disease (COPD)with a 12 month follow-up.
Behavioral: Exercise-specific self-efficacy
Behavioral: Gentle chair exercise
Behavioral: upper body strength training
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01057797
Ages eligible for Study
45 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
FEV1/FVC < 70 and FEV1 < 80%
> or = 45 years of age
Currently in stable clinical condition [free of respiratory tract infections for at least two months prior to enrollment, no recent change in the color, consistency, or quantity of sputum, afebrile and no recent change in medical therapy]
Taking appropriate medications according to the GOLD standards
Experience dyspnea with the use of their arms.
Evidence of restrictive lung disease or asthma
Acute respiratory infection
Taking oral corticosteroids on a regular basis
>3 exacerbations in the previous year
Evidence of significant depression (Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale >10)
Presence of a potentially debilitating disease such as cancer, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, liver failure or cirrhosis, evidence of alcohol or drug abuse, diabetes requiring insulin therapy, musculoskeletal or degenerative nerve disease, etc.
Presence of a condition that would make it potentially unsafe to exercise, including a history of a recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmias causing symptoms or hemodynamic compromise, severe symptomatic aortic stenosis, uncontrolled symptomatic heart failure, uncontrolled metabolic disease, abnormal response to exercise test
Currently participating in pulmonary rehabilitation.
All locations for NCT01057797
United States (1)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01057797. The sponsor of the trial is University of Illinois at Chicago and it is looking for 208 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Nurse Managed Upper Body Strength Training in COPD
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