Health and Psychological Outcomes of Lifestyle Versus Traditional Physical Activity

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Alberta, Physical Education
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00281385
First received: January 20, 2006
Last updated: October 10, 2006
Last verified: January 2006
  Purpose

This study is a comparison of the traditional prescription versus the lifestyle exercise prescription in sedentary adults over 6 months. Biological and psychological parameters will be assessed over the 6 month study. Biological indicators will be assessed pre and post including body composition, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility, aerobic fitness, and blood tests. Psychological parameters will be assessed pre, mid, and post including self-efficacy, motivation, need satisfaction, physical self-description, leisure-time exercise, as well as all constructs from the thepry of planned behaviour.


Condition Intervention Phase
Sedentary Behaviour
Adherence
Traditional Exercise
Lifestyle Exercise
Behavioral: traditional vs. lifestyle exercise
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Health and Psychological Outcomes of Lifestyle Versus Traditional Physical Activity- Study 1

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Further study details as provided by University of Alberta, Physical Education:

Estimated Enrollment: 300
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 25-65 years old
  • exercise less than twice per month in the preceeding 6 months
  • physician consent to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • health problems
  • exercise more than twice per month in the preceeding 6 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00281385

Locations
Canada, Alberta
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alberta, Physical Education
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wendy M Rodgers, PhD. University of Alberta
Principal Investigator: Gordon J Bell, PhD University of Alberta
Principal Investigator: Kerry Courneya, PhD University of Alberta
Principal Investigator: Vicki J Harber, PhD University of Alberta
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281385     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002-0422-02, CIHR
Study First Received: January 20, 2006
Last Updated: October 10, 2006
Health Authority: Canada: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Keywords provided by University of Alberta, Physical Education:
adherence
lifestyle
exercise
pedometer
training

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 23, 2014