FeetEnergy Approach to Increase Physical Activity and Reduce Screen Time in Adolescents

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ministry of Education and Culture
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Minna Aittasalo, UKK Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01633918
First received: June 27, 2012
Last updated: August 15, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to find out whether an Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach and two home works integrated in three health education lessons can increase adolescents' active commuting to school and leisure-time physical activity and decrease their screen time.


Condition Intervention
Physical Activity
Sedentary Behavior
Active Commuting
Psychosocial Factors
Parental Interference
Behavioral: Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach
Behavioral: Usual health education

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Integrating Internet-supported FeetEnergy Approach in Health Education Lessons to Increase Physical Activity and Reduce Screen Time in Adolescents

Further study details as provided by UKK Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • change from baseline in meeting physical activity recommendation at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • change from baseline in physical activity recommendation at 7 months [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • change from baseline in meeting screen time recommendation at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • change from baseline in meeting screen time recommendation at 7 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • change from baseline in psychosocial factors related to physical activity at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • change from baseline in parental interference with physical activity of their child at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • change from baseline in psychosocial factors related to screen time at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • change from baseline in parental interference with screen time of their child at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1291
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach
Schools which integrate Internet-supported approach with two home works in three health education lessons on physical activity
Behavioral: Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach
Three health education lessons and two homework's about increasing physical activity and reducing screen time
Active Comparator: Usual health education
Schools which follow their usual practices in carrying out health education classes on physical activity
Behavioral: Usual health education
Usual health education lessons

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 15 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • student's informed consent and an approval from his/her parent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no informed consent from the student and no approval from his/her parent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01633918

Locations
Finland
Aalto University
Espoo, Aalto, Finland, 00076
The UKK Institute for health Promotion Research
Tampere, Finland, 33501
Sponsors and Collaborators
UKK Institute
Ministry of Education and Culture
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Minna M Aittasalo, Dsc UKK Institute
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Minna Aittasalo, Doctor of Health Sciences, UKK Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01633918     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 166,02
Study First Received: June 27, 2012
Last Updated: August 15, 2014
Health Authority: Finland: Data Protection Board
Finland: National Advisory Board on Health Care Ethics
Finland: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Keywords provided by UKK Institute:
intervention
health education
physical activity
sedentary behavior
health promotion
evaluation
RE-AIM

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 21, 2014