Project ALIVE (A Lifestyle Intervention Via Email)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Kaiser Permanente Identifier:
First received: January 22, 2008
Last updated: February 4, 2008
Last verified: January 2008

The objective of this study is to test the effectiveness of an email-based diet and physical activity intervention on increasing physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption and decreasing intake of saturated and trans fats and added sugars.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: ALIVE

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Email-Based Diet and Activity Promotion in Worksites

Further study details as provided by Kaiser Permanente:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • change in physical activity [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • change in fruits and vegetables [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • health-related quality of life [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • presentism [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • stage of change [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • self efficacy [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 797
Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
received emails
Behavioral: ALIVE
email-based behavioral program
Placebo Comparator: 2
no contact
Behavioral: ALIVE
email-based behavioral program


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • regional Northern California KP employees

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00607009

Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaiser Permanente
Principal Investigator: Barbara Sternfeld, PhD Kaiser Permanente
  More Information

No publications provided by Kaiser Permanente

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Barbara Sternfeld, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Identifier: NCT00607009     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CN-04BSter-02-H, 5R01DP000095-03
Study First Received: January 22, 2008
Last Updated: February 4, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government processed this record on April 15, 2014