Pilot study of a cell phone-based exercise persistence intervention post-rehabilitation for COPD

@inproceedings{Nguyen2009PilotSO,
  title={Pilot study of a cell phone-based exercise persistence intervention post-rehabilitation for COPD},
  author={Huong Q. Nguyen and Dawn P Gill and Seth E. Wolpin and Bonnie G Steele and Joshua O. Benditt},
  booktitle={International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility and efficacy of a six-month, cell phone-based exercise persistence intervention for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following pulmonary rehabilitation. METHODS Participants who completed a two-week run-in were randomly assigned to either MOBILE-Coached (n = 9) or MOBILE-Self-Monitored (n = 8). All participants met with a nurse to develop an individualized exercise plan, were issued a pedometer and exercise booklet, and… CONTINUE READING

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