A Study to Analyze Potential Long-term Treatments for Covid-19 Recovery


About this study

This study aims to further understand the extent of long term effects of COVID-19 via batteries of self-assessment questionnaires focused on the most common complications of SARS-COVID 19 infections including respiratory and cardiovascular symptoms, frailty, fatigue, exercise capacity, cognitive and emotional functionality, and overall quality of life. Furthermore, we will investigate the impact of 4 weeks of respiratory muscle training and nasal breathing on the above mentioned long-term Covid-19 disease complications.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Positive test for SARS-CoV2within 14 or more days.
  • Smartphone user.
  • English speaker.
  • Age 18 years or above.
  • U.S. resident. 

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hemodynamic instability.
  • Contraindications or inability to perform RMT.
  • Inability to navigate study questionnaires or tasks.

Eligibility last updated 2/9/22. Questions regarding updates should be directed to the study team contact.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Courtney Wheatley-Guy Ph.D.

(480) 301-6616


Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Meredith Shea Ph.D.

(480) 301-8703


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