Exercise for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA, Salem, VAChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease+1 MoreExercise - Behavioral
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is studying an exercise strategy to help reduce functional decline in veterans with both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea.

Eligible Conditions
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 weeks

12 weeks
Concentration of Serum hs-CRP (mg/dL)
Number of Daily Steps
Scale number on Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual Care
1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

28 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Exercise · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Exercise · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Usual CareNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Usual Care · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 1

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,496 Previous Clinical Trials
2,724,370 Total Patients Enrolled
Madalina Macrea, MD PhDPrincipal InvestigatorSalem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

How many individuals are currently participating in this investigation?

"Affirmative. The details provided on clinicaltrials.gov reveal that the enrollment phase of this medical trial is underway, with 28 participants being recruited from 1 site since its inception on April 1st 2022 and last update on April 20th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are any more individuals being admitted to this clinical research program?

"That is true. According to the information furnished on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial has been recruiting since April 1st 2022 and the latest update was made on April 20th of that same year. The experiment requires 28 volunteers from a single medical facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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