Health First-Study 2

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Alberta, Physical Education
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00281437
First received: January 20, 2006
Last updated: October 11, 2006
Last verified: January 2006
  Purpose

The current study was designed to investigate the influence of choice of exercise program on exercise adherence. The two exercise programs included 1) traditional exercise at a fitness centre or 2) lifestyle exercise-walking using a pedometer to track steps. Biological and psychological indicators were examined to investigate the effect of choice in a sample of sedentary adults.


Condition Intervention Phase
Exercise Adherence
Sedentary Adults
Lifestyle
Traditional
Behavioral: choice of exercise program
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Health First: Health and Psychological Outcomes of Physical Activity- Study 2

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

Estimated Enrollment: 200
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 25-65 year old adults
  • sedentary (exercise less than twice per month in the last 4 months)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • physician non-consent
  • too active (exercise more than twice per month in the last 4 months)
  • participated in previous studies from this lab
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00281437

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: NCT00281437     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004-0503-03
Study First Received: January 20, 2006
Last Updated: October 11, 2006
Health Authority: Canada: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Keywords provided by University of Alberta, Physical Education:
exercise
adherence
lifestyle
choice
autonomy

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