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Brief Behavioral Counselling Intervention for Peripheral Artery Disease (BIP)

Description

This project will assess the efficacy of brief behaviour counselling by allied health workers to improve physical activity in patients with blocked leg arteries. It is expected that directed counselling of patients about the disease and physical activity levels will reduce risk factors and enhance overall health over 2 years.

Investigators on the study

  • Prof J Golledge
  • Dr N Burton
  • Prof M A Fiatarone Singh
  • Prof P Norman

Administering institution

James Cook University

Project status

Recruitment completed:

  • The Townsville Hospital
  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • The University of Sydney
  • University of Western Australia

CTN and any other descriptors

CTN has been approved.

Assistance with ethics approvals

A package of ethics documents and assistance in obtaining approval is available.

Contacts for investigators wishing to get involved

Jonathan.Golledge@jcu.edu.au

Jenna.Pinchbeck@jcu.edu.au