Physical Activity Coaching for Parkinson's Disease

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NYParkinson's DiseasePhysical Activity Coaching - Behavioral
18 - 85
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new program to help people with early-mid stage Parkinson's disease to get more exercise. A physical or occupational therapist will provide one-on-one coaching to help individuals with early-mid stage Parkinson's disease to facilitate and optimize exercise uptake.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 months

3 months
Acceptability questionnaire (open-ended questions)
Brief Pain Inventory
Brunel Lifestyle Physical Activity Questionnaire
International Physical Activity Questionnaire (Short-Form Phone version)
Modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire
Self-Efficacy for Exercise Scale
Standing balance assessment
Timed Up and Go

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Physical Activity Coaching
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Physical Activity Coaching · No Placebo Group · Phase 1

Physical Activity Coaching
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Physical Activity Coaching · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Physical Activity Coaching
Completed Phase 2

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Columbia UniversityOTHER
1,312 Previous Clinical Trials
1,623,866 Total Patients Enrolled
Teachers College, Columbia UniversityLead Sponsor
21 Previous Clinical Trials
3,069 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 85 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New York50.0%
North Carolina50.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
Teachers College, Columbia University100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the eligibility criteria of this trial encompass adults over 18 years?

"This medical study is open to adults aged 18 and over, up until the age of 85." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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How much risk is associated with Physical Activity Coaching for individuals?

"The safety of Physical Activity Coaching has been preliminarily assessed with a score of 1 given its Phase 1 status, meaning there is minimal data backing efficacy and security." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any openings in this clinical trial to join?

"As evidenced by the page, this trial is actively enrolling patients. It was first listed on March 15th 2020 and later modified on October 19th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Do the requirements of this clinical trial match my qualifications?

"This research needs to enroll 100 individuals with parkinson disease aged between 18 and 85. To be considered for the trial, applicants must pass a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) 26 or obtain medical clearance from their General Practitioner." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the primary goal of this experimental research?

"This three month clinical trial seeks to quantify the effects of Brunel Lifestyle Physical Activity Questionnaire. Secondary outcomes include Timed Up and Go, a performance-based test timed in seconds; Modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire which evaluates how back pain affects daily life; and Acceptability questionnaire with open-ended questions for qualitative analysis." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the aggregate number of individuals participating in this experiment?

"Affirmative. The page shows that this experiment is actively enrolling participants, since its debut on March 15th 2020 and most recent update in October 19th 2022. One center needs to recruit 100 individuals for the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.