Virtual Yoga at First 8 weeks for Social Isolation

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR
Social Isolation+1 More
Virtual Yoga at First 8 weeks - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

The overarching goal of this project is to decrease social isolation and loneliness through increased awareness and uptake of virtual yoga group classes among rural Veterans.

Eligible Conditions

  • Social Isolation
  • Loneliness

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 15 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 16 weeks

16 weeks
UCLA Loneliness Scale
8 Weeks
Attitudes Toward Yoga
Modified Duke Social Support Index, Social Interaction Subscale
Modified Duke Social Support Index, Social Interaction by Relationship Subscale
NIH CoRonavIruS Health Impact Survey (CRISIS)
NIH Toolbox Loneliness Scale
PEG (Pain, Enjoyment, General Activity) Scale
Promis Satisfaction with Social Roles and Activities
Promis Social Roles and Activities
Sociodemographic Characteristics
Treatment Delivery
Treatment Fidelity Checklist
UCLA Loneliness Scale, Version 3

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Waitlist Control
1 of 2
Immediate Treatment Group
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Virtual Yoga at First 8 weeks · No Placebo Group · N/A

Immediate Treatment Group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Virtual Yoga at First 8 weeks · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Waitlist Control
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Virtual Yoga at Second 8 weeks · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 16 weeks
Closest Location: VA Portland Health Care System · Portland, OR
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2016First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Social Isolation
12 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

Oregon Health and Science UniversityLead Sponsor
880 Previous Clinical Trials
6,828,299 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a VA patient living in a rural or highly rural area.
You have a positive screen for loneliness.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.