Treatment of Overweight Children and Adolescents
The intervention program "Obeldicks light" is developed for overweight children aged 8-16 years. This intervention is gender - and age specific.
The 6-month intervention is based on nutrition course, behaviour therapy and exercise therapy. The evaluation compromised quality of structure, process and results of the intervention. 300 participants in a randomised controlled group design will be evaluated at 4 time points: baseline, end of intervention, 6 months after end of intervention and 12 months after end of intervention.Primary outcome measure is change of weight status as standard deviation score of BMI. Drop-outs will be interviewed to improve the intervention.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Evaluation of the Intervention Program "Obeldicks Light" for Overweight Children and Adolescents|
- change of weight status
- Change of eating and exercise behaviour
- change of quality of life
|Study Start Date:||January 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|