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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Effect of counselling during pulmonary rehabilitation on self-determined motivation towards physical activity in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – protocol of a mixed methods study
Authors: Rausch Osthoff, Anne-Kathrin
Greco, Nicola
Schwank, Ariane
Beyer, Swantje
Gisi, David
Scheermesser, Mandy
Meichtry, André
Sievi, Noriane
Hess, Thomas
Wirz, Markus
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-4973
Published in: BMC Pulmonary Medicine
Page(s): 115
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher / Ed. Institution: BioMed Central
ISSN: 1471-2466
Language: English
Subjects: Behaviour change; COPD; Motivational interviewing; Physical activity promotion; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Counseling; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Prospective Studies; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Quality of Life; Research Design; Single-Blind Method; Switzerland; Walk Test; Exercise; Motivation
Subject (DDC): 615.82: Physical therapy
616: Internal medicine and diseases
Abstract: Background: Physical activity promotion in people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is focus of research and public health. Patient-centred interventions like counselling are promising approaches to help patients reducing sedentary behaviour. Aim of the present study is to investigate if a physical activity counselling program during pulmonary rehabilitation increases physical activity level in daily life in people with COPD. Methods: A two-armed, single blind randomised controlled trial including 56 people with COPD will be conducted in an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation. Patients will participate in a 12-week-rehabilitation program; individuals randomized to the interventional group will additionally participate in five counselling sessions with a physiotherapist, based on the principles of motivational interviewing. The participants’ physical activity level will be measured using an accelerometer (SenseWear Pro®) before, directly and 3 months after pulmonary rehabilitation. Semi-structured interviews will be conducted to learn more about barriers and facilitators regarding daily physical activity. Discussion: If the strategy successfully improves the physical activity level in people with COPD, counselling might be implemented in pulmonary rehabilitation.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Health Sciences
Organisational Unit: Institute of Physiotherapy (IPT)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: Effect of counselling during pulmonary rehabilitation on self-determined motivation towards physical activity in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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