Study of Interventions for Physical Activity Promotion in Primary Health Settings in Brazil
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
This study intends to verify the effects of two lifestyle and physical activity interventions on adult and elderly population.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||Study of Interventions for Physical Activity Promotion in Primary Health Settings in Brazil|
- Engagement in physical activity [ Time Frame: 18 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Check the engagement in physical activity and physical exercise and the maintenance of these activities after the intervention (follow up). The measures are: minutes per week of engagement is physical activity assessed by questionnaire and number of steps assessed by step counter (pedometer).
- Changes in lipid profile [ Time Frame: 18 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Check the improvement in lipid profile after 18 months of engagement in physical activity.
|Study Start Date:||April 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Experimental: Physical exercise||
Behavioral: Physical exercise
Engagement in physical exercise for 12 months and maintenance for more 6 months
The study will comprise two different interventions performed at primary health care settings in the City of São Paulo, Brazil: 1) Educational lifestyle focal groups; and 2) Supervised physical exercise.
|Escola de Artes, Ciencias e Humanidades, USP|
|São Paulo, SP, Brazil, 03828-000|
|Principal Investigator:||Alex A Florindo, Professor||University of Sao Paulo|