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A Program to Increase Exercise

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2011 by University of Pennsylvania.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Katherine Milkman, University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01421329
First received: August 3, 2011
Last updated: October 17, 2011
Last verified: October 2011

August 3, 2011
October 17, 2011
September 2011
December 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Increase in gym attendance [ Time Frame: up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01421329 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Experience weight loss [ Time Frame: up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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A Program to Increase Exercise
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The investigators propose that healthy behaviors such as exercise could be increased through interactive interventions and weigh-ins (ie weekly emails, questionnaires, weigh-ins, and pay for participating in a study).

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Physical Activity
  • Behavioral: Control
    don't receive anything
  • Behavioral: Intervention
    Receive weekly emails, information about the benefits of exercise, and compensation.
  • No Intervention: Control
    Participants who do not receive any intervention
    Intervention: Behavioral: Control
  • Experimental: Intervention
    Participants who are weighed both at the beginning and end of a 10 week period, receive weekly emails asking them about their exercise, and complete various questionnaires at the study's outset and read about the benefits of exercise. They also receive $100 in pay for their time and either 4 iTunes audio novels or the equivalent cash value.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Intervention
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
280
September 2012
December 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stable health as determined by the screening of their medical history
  • Own an iPod
  • An interest in exercising more regularly
  • Belong to the Pottruck Gym at University of Pennsylvania
  • Interested in exercising more through the use of aerobic exercise machines

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Recent myocardial infraction
  • congestive heart failure
  • uncontrolled hypertension
  • self-report of 6 or more alcoholic beverages per day or use of any illicit drugs
  • bulimia nervosa or related behaviors
  • diabetes medication
Both
18 Years to 75 Years
Yes
Contact: Katherine L Milkman, Ph.D. kmilkman@wharton.upenn.edu
United States
 
NCT01421329
813970-1
No
Katherine Milkman, University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
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Principal Investigator: Katherine L Milkman, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator: Julia A Minson University of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator: Kevin GM Volpp, MD, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
October 2011

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