The Influence of an Intervention Program on Altering Health Behavioral Patterns Among IDF's Staff

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2008 by Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00877240
First received: April 6, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The goal of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a general intervention that includes encouragement of physical activity and healthy living habits of officers and permanent staff in the IDF


Condition Intervention
Physical Fitness Habits
Balanced Nutrition
Weight Reduction
Smoking Cessation
Reduction of Stress
Behavioral: Behavioral intervention-to determine the effectiveness of a general intervention on healthy living habits of IDF staff

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label

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Further study details as provided by Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • physical fitness habits weight reduction balanced nutrition [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1250
Study Start Date: August 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Lifestyle counseling Behavioral: Behavioral intervention-to determine the effectiveness of a general intervention on healthy living habits of IDF staff
the program consists of 3 times a week of physical activity, nutrition advice, weight lodd program, stress workshop and smoking cessation workshop

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   26 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • IDF'S staff member
  • Age >26
  • One or more risk factor

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cardio vascular condition
  • Respiratory disease
  • Other healthy conditions according to the physician's decision
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00877240

Locations
Israel
IDF's Medical Corps
Tel Hashomer, Israel, 02149
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Omer Ankol, MD, IDF's Medical Corps
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00877240     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 735-2008
Study First Received: April 6, 2009
Last Updated: April 6, 2009
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Smoking
Weight Loss
Habits
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms

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