Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/07/2002
Date assigned
12/07/2002
Last edited
04/04/2013
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Jennifer Klaber Moffett

ORCID ID

Contact details

Institute of Rehabilitation
University of Hull
215 Anlaby Road
Hull
HU3 2PG
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1482 675610

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

K0045

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

GP practices

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Primary care low back pain

Intervention

Active intervention: A programme of eight group exercise classes of 1 h each, spread over 4 weeks with up to 10 participants in each class. The programme was led by a physiotherapist and incorporated cognitive behavioural principles and was conducted in a community setting. It included stretching, low impact aerobic and strengthening exercises and simple education messages.

Control group: Patients continued under the care of their doctor.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2002

Overall trial end date

31/12/2002

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with mechanical low back pain of at least 4 weeks duration but less than 6 months, aged between 18 and 60, declared medically fit by their GP to undertake the exercise and who had consulted one of the GPs taking part in the study.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2002

Recruitment end date

31/12/2002

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Institute of Rehabilitation
Hull
HU3 2PG
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC) (UK)

Sponsor details

Copeman House
St Mary's Court
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
United Kingdom
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info@arc.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.arc.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Arthritis Research Campaign (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes