Covid-19 Virtual Recovery Study

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Mar 1, 2023
  • participants needed
    1500
  • sponsor
    Mayo Clinic
Updated on 18 June 2022
Accepts healthy volunteers

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of respiratory muscle training (RMT) and nasal breathing on patients who have been infected with the SARS-CoV2 virus and continue to have lingering symptoms.

Description

This study will be conducted virtually and will be completed at home using a cell phone application. Study participation involves the use of a RMT device, and/or nasal breathing. The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of RMT and nasal breathing on chronic symptoms of COVID-19 in patients that have recovered from SARS-CoV2.

Subjects that have tested positive for the SARS-CoV2 infection and have completed a 14 to 30 day quarantine will be recruited.The RMT device will be used up to 2 times a day at a moderate intensity for 2 or 3 sets of 10 or 15 repetitions. Additionally, 2 sets of 10 nasal breathing techniques will be performed twice a day without the RMT device.

Subjects will complete several surveys examining symptoms, physical activity, cognitive function, and quality of life at baseline, 2 weeks, and 4 weeks. Subjects will also perform phonation (speaking/speech sounds) and sit to stand tests at baseline, 2 weeks, and 4 weeks. All data will be collected through the use of a cell phone application. The cell phone application will also provide subjects with the proper RMT protocol. Additionally, subjects will receive coaching and instructions on how to use the breathing device, as well as instructions on how to complete the phonation and sit to stand test.

Details
Condition Covid19
Treatment Strength RMT, Strength RMT and nasal breathing, Endurance RMT, Endurance RMT and nasal breathing, Low dose RMT
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04950725
SponsorMayo Clinic
Last Modified on18 June 2022

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Positive test for SARS-CoV2 within the last 3 months
Smartphone user
English speaker
Age 18 or above
US resident

Exclusion Criteria

Hemodynamic instability
Contraindications or inability to perform RMT
Inability to navigate study questionnaires or tasks
History of kidney disease, arteriosclerosis obliterans, and high calcium levels
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If you are confirmed eligible after full screening, you will be required to understand and sign the informed consent if you decide to enroll in the study. Once enrolled you may be asked to make scheduled visits over a period of time.

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Complete your scheduled study participation activities and then you are done. You may receive summary of study results if provided by the sponsor.

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