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Nintendo Wii Training in Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy

40 Years
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Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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Trial Information

Nintendo Wii Training in Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Patients will be recruited from the outpatient clinic at the urological department,
Regionshospitalet Holstebro.

Patients who have been discharged from the outpatient clinic due to biochemical stabil
cancer prostate disease will receive a letter with information about the study.

A research assistant will be responsible for inclusion. A physiotherapist will be
responsible for instruction of the participants to the training and Nintendo Wii system.

A student will be responsible for installation and collection of the Nintendo Wii system in
the participants home.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Prostate cancer with bone metastasis verified on bone scan

- Androgen deprivation therapy for at least 3 month prior to inclusion

- Cognitive well-functioning in order to be able to answer questionnaires and train
according to instructions

- Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Prostate cancer with metastasis to other regions than bones

- Strength- or cardio training 2 times or more per week within 3 months prior to

- Haemoglobin percentage less than 6,1 mmol/l

- Any mental or physical condition that makes the patient unfit for participation

- Men in risk of getting an osteoporotic fracture due to long-term treatment with
steroids or earlier fractures due to minimal trauma

- Participation in other studies

- Television produced before 1995

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

The effect of 12 weeks systematically training using the Nintendo Wii system measured using the Short Form - 36 (SF-36) subscale related to physical health.

Outcome Time Frame:

Change from baseline in outcome measures at 12 weeks training

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Brigitta R Villumsen, M.S.N.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Hospitalsenheden Vest


Denmark: Danish Dataprotection Agency

Study ID:




Start Date:

February 2013

Completion Date:

November 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Mestastatic prostate cancer
  • Nintendo Wii training
  • Prostatic Neoplasms