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Individuals diagnosed with cancer tend to be inactive and have symptom burdens that impact quality of life. A community-based Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) program may help. The primary objective of this study was to see if it was feasible to do to a larger trial. The secondary objective was to determine the effects of NPW on physical function and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). NPW or no NPW was randomly assigned to adults with non-small cell lung, prostate, colorectal, and endometrial. Eight people were enrolled in the study with 4 in the NPW group (1 dropped out) and 4 in the no NPW group.


Clinical Trial Description

Individuals diagnosed with cancer tend to be inactive and have symptom burdens that impact quality of life. An individualized, community-based Nordic pole walking (NPW) program may help. The primary objective of this study was to assess feasibility using the Thabane Framework of a randomized controlled trial (RCT). The secondary objective was to determine the effects of NPW on physical function (six-minute walk test, 30-second [30-s] chair stand test, Unsupported Upper Limb Exercise Test, handgrip strength, physical activity [PA]), and health-related quality of life (HRQoL, 36-Item Short Form Health [SF-36]). The study design was an eight-week multi-centred block randomized controlled feasibility study (no blinding) comparing a NPW program (versus usual daily routine) for adults with non-small cell lung, prostate, colorectal, and endometrial cancer, from hospitals and cancer support groups. ;


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NCT number NCT03942614
Study type Interventional
Source University of Ontario Institute of Technology
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Status Completed
Phase N/A
Start date December 16, 2015
Completion date December 31, 2017

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