Active Over 45: A Step-up Jogging Program in Inactive Female Hospital Staff Aged 45+

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pierrette Baschung, MPH, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01531660
First received: January 30, 2012
Last updated: March 7, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

Background: Inactive individuals face motivational obstacles for becoming and staying physically active. Therefore, sustainable physical activity promotion programs tailored to reach inactive individuals are needed.

Purpose: to test the effect (long and short-term) and feasibility of a training program and to evaluate the association between the baseline motivation to become physical activity and the change in physical activity and performance.

Design: uncontrolled trail Setting/participants: inactive, female hospital staff aged 45 and older from the University Hospital Zurich Intervention: 3-month step-up jogging program Main outcome measures: physical performance and level of physical activity


Condition Intervention
Physical Activity
Behavioral: step-up jogging program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Active Over 45: A Step-up Jogging Program in Inactive Female Hospital Staff Aged 45+: Feasability, Role of Motivation and Sustained Benefit

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • physical activity [ Time Frame: 3 and 12 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Coopertest


Enrollment: 68
Study Start Date: April 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2004
Primary Completion Date: June 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: training
step up jogging program
Behavioral: step-up jogging program

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • female hospital stuff
  • no regular physical activity
  • older than 45 years

Exclusion criteria:

  • osteoporotic fracture in the last three month
  • significant musculoskeletal, cardiac or respiratory disorder
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Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
Principal Investigator: Daniel Uebelhart, MD University Hospital Zurich, Division of Rheumatology
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Pierrette Baschung, MPH, MPH, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01531660     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: active over 45
Study First Received: January 30, 2012
Last Updated: March 7, 2012
Health Authority: Switzerland: Laws and standards

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