Effectiveness of an unsupervised online yoga program on pain and function in people with osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized clinical trial : Annals of Internal Medicine: Vol 0, No 0

Memberships:

Center for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (KLB, SS, PLT, SH, DM, AJK, BM, RSH)

Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (FM)

Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, and Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical Health Research Hub, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (KEL)

Sydney Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (DJH).

Acknowledgement: The authors thank Associate Professor Romy Lauche and the panel of experts (Maria Kirsten, Lisa Westlake, Therese Lew, Trish David, Margaret Clarke, and Elizabeth Nelson) for their involvement in the development and design of the yoga program; Lisa Westlake (instructor) and Shayne Milsom, Margaret Clarke and Bob Gardner (group actors) for starring in the yoga videos; and Dr. Jessica Kasza for formulating the sample size and randomization schedule.

Grant assistance: By a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council program (#1091302) and Centers of Research Excellence (#1079078).

Disclosures: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M22-1761.

Data Sharing Statement: The following data will be made available from January 1, 2023: anonymized participant data and data dictionary. We will share any data that supports the published results of the trial. Additional data that has not been published will be withheld until at least 6 months after publication. Data will be made available as needed for specific and approved analyzes and will be provided from a locked, cleaned and anonymized study database. Applications will be reviewed by the Principal Investigator prior to approval. The following supporting documents will be made available from January 1, 2023: statistical/analytical code and informed consent form (contact the principal investigator, Kim Bennell, at k.[email protected]edu.to). Investigators endorse the concept of sharing data to advance medical science. All data sharing requests will be reviewed by the Principal Investigator to ensure there is no conflict with planned sub-analyses and to ensure data is shared in an ethical and protected manner. Analyzes aimed at improving the treatment of knee osteoarthritis for non-commercial purposes are eligible. Data will be made available after review and approval by the Principal Investigator. Prior to any analysis, a signed confidentiality agreement and/or data sharing agreement is required (restrictions: none).

Corresponding author: Kim L. Bennell, PhD, Center for Health, Exercise and Sport Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne , Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; E-mail, k.[email protected]edu.to.

Author’s contributions: Conception and design: KL Bennell, RS Hinman, DJ Hunter, S. Schwartz, PL Teo.

Data analysis and interpretation: KL Bennell, RS Hinman, DJ Hunter, KE Lamb, F. McManus, B. Metcalf, PL Teo.

Article writing: KL Bennell, AJ Kimp, KE Lamb, B. Metcalf, PL Teo.

Critical review for significant intellectual content: KL Bennell, RS Hinman, DJ Hunter, KE Lamb, F. McManus, B. Metcalf, PL Teo.

Final article approval: KL Bennell, S. Hawkins, RS Hinman, DJ Hunter, AJ Kimp, KE Lamb, D. Mackenzie, F. McManus, B. Metcalf, S. Schwartz, PL Teo.

Statistical expertise: KE Lamb, F. McManus.

Funding secured: KL Bennell.

Administrative, technical or logistical support: KL Bennell, S. Hawkins, AJ Kimp, D. Mackenzie, B. Metcalf, S. Schwartz, PL Teo.

Data collection and assembly: AJ Kimp, B. Metcalf, S. Schwartz, PL Teo.

This article was published on Annals.org September 20, 2022.

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