Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
28/09/2007
Date assigned
28/09/2007
Last edited
02/09/2015
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

Miss A Price

ORCID ID

Contact details

Physiotherapist Department
Newham University Hospital
Glen Road
Plaistow
London
E13 8SL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 73638416
abc@email.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0681181016

Study information

Scientific title

Is Qigong a useful adjunct to pulmonary rehabilitation?

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The principle objective is to determine whether Qigong can be used to the achieve the same measures as conventional exercise as part of a pulmonary rehabilitation programme.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised single-blind controlled trial design

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory: Pulmonary rehabilitation

Intervention

Subjects will be recruited from referrals to pulmonary rehabilitation at Newham University Hospital.
One group will receive Qigong, and the other group will receive pulmonary rehabilitation programme.

Subjects will be assessed on their first visit to group, and will need to complete a questionnaire measuring quality of life and physiological measures. Subjects will attend twice a week for an eight week period. Two groups will be compared to assess whether Qigong is an effective programme to rehabilitation.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Using the following questionnaires: hospital anxiety and depression scale, modified Borg score

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/2005

Overall trial end date

30/10/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. In line with the current pulmonary rehabilitation programme. This is to ensure that appropriate referrals are made to pulmonary rehabilitation and patients are fit to participate in an exercise programme (British Thoracic Society guidelines for Pulmonary rehabilitation).
2. Subject must fit the referral criteria: chronic but stable lung disorder (lung function est. in past 3 months), optimal medical management, exercise tolerance limited by breathlessness, motivated to exercise, approval to exercise from medical practitioner.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Cardiac disease
2. Exercise tolerance limited by factors other than breathlessness e.g. arthritis, stroke
3. Patient unable to participate in group activities

Recruitment start date

01/06/2005

Recruitment end date

30/10/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Newham University Hospital
London
E13 8SL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

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

Sponsor details

The 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

Newham Primary Care Trust

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