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|Eligible Ages||18 Years - 85 Years|
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|Michael Kreuter, Prof.|
|Principal Investigator Affiliation||Heidelberg University|
Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
|Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis|
Patients with a fibrosing interstitial lung disease will be recruited. In total 20 patients will be recruited, 10 for the intervention group and 10 for the control group. The Intervention group will participate in a 12 week yoga class with classes twice a week for about 1 hour. The control group will not participate in a yoga class. At baseline all patients will conduct a 6 minutes walking test, a lung function test, several surveys to measure health related quaility of life (King's Brief Interstitial Lung Disease Questionnaire (K-BILD), Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), Interstitial Lung Disease Anxiety questionnaire), and some blood will be drawn for biomarker analysis. Furthermore, participants in the Intervention group will participate in two focus group interviews, one at baseline and the second one at 12 week follow-up.
Experimental: Intervention group
Intervention will be a 12 week yoga class
No Intervention: Control group
Control group will not participate in the 12 week yoga class but will participate in Surveys, 6 minute walking test, lung function test, and biomarker analysis. Furthermore, they will be offered a yoga class after the study.
Other: - 12 week yoga class
Intervention is a 12 week yoga class with classes twice a week. Each yoga class will last about 1 hour. Furthermore, focus group interviews will be conducted after the first and last yoga class.
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