Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
28/09/2007
Date assigned
28/09/2007
Last edited
30/09/2014
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

Ms Samantha Roberts

ORCID ID

Contact details

Community Rehabilitation Building
Countess of Chester Health Park
Liverpool Road
Chester
CH2 1BQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1244 363 791
sam@castellor.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0614179564

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Can a partially supervised home-based exercise programme significantly improve COPD patients' symptoms and exercise tolerance compared to standard care?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Single-blind randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Intervention

1. Intervention arm: home-based exercise programme
2. Control arm: standard care

Added 30/09/2008: This pilot trial has been completed with positive results shown with secondary outcome measure but as this is not yet validated for use with COPD patients further research needs to be done to validate its use before a larger home exercise RCT can continue.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Chronic respiratory questionnaire

Secondary outcome measures

30-second chair stand

Overall trial start date

20/02/2006

Overall trial end date

20/02/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with stable COPD referred for physiotherapy and PR at the Countess of Chester Hospital and Cheshire West PCT community rehabilitation department.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

20

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Patients unable to attend a hospital-based PR programme twice weekly for weeks
2. Patients unable to complete a detailed questionnaire
3. Patients with unstable comorbidities
4. Patients with severe musculoskeletal disability
5. Patient live further than half an hour away from the hospital by road
6. Patients with reversibility >15% FEV and 200 ml PEFR
7. Untreated chronic hypoxemia
8. Patients with comorbidities contraindicating exercise

Recruitment start date

20/02/2006

Recruitment end date

20/02/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Community Rehabilitation Building
Chester
CH2 1BQ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2007 Update - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Cheshire West Primary Care Trust (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