Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study

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Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis : a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study. / Thomsen, T; Aadahl, Mette; Beyer, Nina Ann-Marie; Hetland, Merete Lund; Løppenthin, Katrine Bjerre; Midtgaard, Julie; Christensen, Ralf; Esbensen, Bente Appel.

In: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Vol. 17, No. 434, 434, 18.10.2016.

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Thomsen, T, Aadahl, M, Beyer, NA-M, Hetland, ML, Løppenthin, KB, Midtgaard, J, Christensen, R & Esbensen, BA 2016, 'Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study', BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 17, no. 434, 434. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1266-6

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Thomsen, T., Aadahl, M., Beyer, N. A-M., Hetland, M. L., Løppenthin, K. B., Midtgaard, J., ... Esbensen, B. A. (2016). Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 17(434), [434]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1266-6

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Thomsen T, Aadahl M, Beyer NA-M, Hetland ML, Løppenthin KB, Midtgaard J et al. Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2016 Oct 18;17(434). 434. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1266-6

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Thomsen, T ; Aadahl, Mette ; Beyer, Nina Ann-Marie ; Hetland, Merete Lund ; Løppenthin, Katrine Bjerre ; Midtgaard, Julie ; Christensen, Ralf ; Esbensen, Bente Appel. / Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis : a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study. In: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2016 ; Vol. 17, No. 434.

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title = "Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) spend a high proportion of their waking time in sedentary behaviour (SB) and have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Reduction of SB and increase in light intensity physical activity has been suggested as a means of improvement of health in patients with mobility problems. Short-term intervention studies have demonstrated that SB can be reduced by behavioural interventions in sedentary populations. To evaluate descriptively the feasibility of recruitment, randomisation, outcome assessments, retention and the acceptability of an individually tailored, theory-based behavioural intervention targeting reduction in daily sitting time in patients with RA.METHODS: A randomised, controlled trial with two parallel groups. RA patients >18 years of age and Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) score < 2.5 were consecutively invited and screened for daily leisure time sitting > 4 h. The 16-week intervention included 1) three individual motivational counselling sessions and 2) individual text message reminders aimed at reducing daily sitting time. The control group was encouraged to maintain their usual lifestyles. Outcomes were assessed at baseline and after the 16 week intervention. Daily sitting time was measured using an ActivPAL3(TM) activity monitor. The study was not powered to show superiority; rather the objective was to focus on acceptability among patients and clinical health professionals.RESULTS: In total, 107 patients were invited and screened before 20 met eligibility criteria and consented; reasons for declining study participation were mostly flares, lack of time and co-morbidities. One patient from the control group dropped out before end of intervention (due to a RA flare). Intervention participants completed all counselling sessions. All procedures regarding implementation of the trial protocol were feasible. The daily sitting time was reduced on average by 0.30 h in the intervention group unlike the control group that tended to increase it by 0.15 h after 16 weeks.CONCLUSIONS: This study shows that an individually tailored behavioural intervention targeting reduction of SB was feasible and acceptable to patients with RA.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The Danish Data Protection Agency (ref.nb. 711-1-08 - 20 March 2011), the Ethics Committee of the Capital Region of Denmark (ref.nb. H-2-2012-112- 17 October 2012), clinicaltrials.gov ( NCT01969604 - October 17 2013, retrospectively registered).",
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T1 - Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

T2 - a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study

AU - Thomsen, T

AU - Aadahl, Mette

AU - Beyer, Nina Ann-Marie

AU - Hetland, Merete Lund

AU - Løppenthin, Katrine Bjerre

AU - Midtgaard, Julie

AU - Christensen, Ralf

AU - Esbensen, Bente Appel

PY - 2016/10/18

Y1 - 2016/10/18

N2 - BACKGROUND: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) spend a high proportion of their waking time in sedentary behaviour (SB) and have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Reduction of SB and increase in light intensity physical activity has been suggested as a means of improvement of health in patients with mobility problems. Short-term intervention studies have demonstrated that SB can be reduced by behavioural interventions in sedentary populations. To evaluate descriptively the feasibility of recruitment, randomisation, outcome assessments, retention and the acceptability of an individually tailored, theory-based behavioural intervention targeting reduction in daily sitting time in patients with RA.METHODS: A randomised, controlled trial with two parallel groups. RA patients >18 years of age and Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) score < 2.5 were consecutively invited and screened for daily leisure time sitting > 4 h. The 16-week intervention included 1) three individual motivational counselling sessions and 2) individual text message reminders aimed at reducing daily sitting time. The control group was encouraged to maintain their usual lifestyles. Outcomes were assessed at baseline and after the 16 week intervention. Daily sitting time was measured using an ActivPAL3(TM) activity monitor. The study was not powered to show superiority; rather the objective was to focus on acceptability among patients and clinical health professionals.RESULTS: In total, 107 patients were invited and screened before 20 met eligibility criteria and consented; reasons for declining study participation were mostly flares, lack of time and co-morbidities. One patient from the control group dropped out before end of intervention (due to a RA flare). Intervention participants completed all counselling sessions. All procedures regarding implementation of the trial protocol were feasible. The daily sitting time was reduced on average by 0.30 h in the intervention group unlike the control group that tended to increase it by 0.15 h after 16 weeks.CONCLUSIONS: This study shows that an individually tailored behavioural intervention targeting reduction of SB was feasible and acceptable to patients with RA.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The Danish Data Protection Agency (ref.nb. 711-1-08 - 20 March 2011), the Ethics Committee of the Capital Region of Denmark (ref.nb. H-2-2012-112- 17 October 2012), clinicaltrials.gov ( NCT01969604 - October 17 2013, retrospectively registered).

AB - BACKGROUND: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) spend a high proportion of their waking time in sedentary behaviour (SB) and have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Reduction of SB and increase in light intensity physical activity has been suggested as a means of improvement of health in patients with mobility problems. Short-term intervention studies have demonstrated that SB can be reduced by behavioural interventions in sedentary populations. To evaluate descriptively the feasibility of recruitment, randomisation, outcome assessments, retention and the acceptability of an individually tailored, theory-based behavioural intervention targeting reduction in daily sitting time in patients with RA.METHODS: A randomised, controlled trial with two parallel groups. RA patients >18 years of age and Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) score < 2.5 were consecutively invited and screened for daily leisure time sitting > 4 h. The 16-week intervention included 1) three individual motivational counselling sessions and 2) individual text message reminders aimed at reducing daily sitting time. The control group was encouraged to maintain their usual lifestyles. Outcomes were assessed at baseline and after the 16 week intervention. Daily sitting time was measured using an ActivPAL3(TM) activity monitor. The study was not powered to show superiority; rather the objective was to focus on acceptability among patients and clinical health professionals.RESULTS: In total, 107 patients were invited and screened before 20 met eligibility criteria and consented; reasons for declining study participation were mostly flares, lack of time and co-morbidities. One patient from the control group dropped out before end of intervention (due to a RA flare). Intervention participants completed all counselling sessions. All procedures regarding implementation of the trial protocol were feasible. The daily sitting time was reduced on average by 0.30 h in the intervention group unlike the control group that tended to increase it by 0.15 h after 16 weeks.CONCLUSIONS: This study shows that an individually tailored behavioural intervention targeting reduction of SB was feasible and acceptable to patients with RA.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The Danish Data Protection Agency (ref.nb. 711-1-08 - 20 March 2011), the Ethics Committee of the Capital Region of Denmark (ref.nb. H-2-2012-112- 17 October 2012), clinicaltrials.gov ( NCT01969604 - October 17 2013, retrospectively registered).

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JO - B M C Musculoskeletal Disorders

JF - B M C Musculoskeletal Disorders

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