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NCT02399254 : The Trajectory of Physical Activity Following Pulmonary Rehabilitation
AgesMin: 40 Years Max: N/A
Inclusion Criteria:

1. Adults (= 40 years) with a primary clinical diagnosis of COPD

2. A post-bronchodilator FEV1/FVC < 0.70 from spirometry performed within the preceding
12 months (no specific FEV1 percent-predicted requirement, although we anticipate the
FEV1 will average around 45% of predicted, based on previous studies of pulmonary

3. The patient was referred to pulmonary rehabilitation

4. The patient is clinically-stable: no exacerbation in preceding 4 weeks

5. Modified Medical Research Council (mMRC) dyspnea rating of at least 2 out of 5.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Disease severity or co-morbidity that would make the patient be at-risk for
participation this study

2. A significant movement disorder, such as hemiplegia, etc.

3. Inability to read and comprehend the questionnaires, which will be in English

4. A history of poor wound healing or chronic skin conditions that might predispose to
local problems from wearing the DynaPort. (The DynaPort can be worn outside a thin
garment, such as a tee shirt, and is relatively thin, without protruding parts.
However, since the device may be worn overnight, and there is a remote risk of
pressure problems, this exclusion criterion was added).
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