Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Using Mobile Phones

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2012 by Stanford University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01516411
First received: January 19, 2012
Last updated: January 25, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

January 19, 2012
January 25, 2012
October 2010
July 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Time spent being physically active [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time spent sitting [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in food consumption [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Time spent being physically active, time spent sitting, changes in food consumption [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01516411 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Beliefs and behaviors about Smartphones [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Beliefs and behaviors about the Smartphone application [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Beliefs and behaviors about Smartphones and the Smartphone application [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Using Mobile Phones
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Using Mobile Phones

The purpose of this research is to test programs to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior using motivational messages over a cell phone.

We want to learn if conceptually-based behavioral interventions for promoting increased physical activity and decreased sedentary behavior via state-of-the-art mobile phones will be efficacious at improving these behaviors relative to commercially available Android applications as a control. If efficacious, these types of intervention programs could be disseminated to a wide variety of sedentary and underactive adults at a relatively low cost. This could have a potentially significant impact on promoting improved health such as reduced obesity, a key problem within the U.S.

Interventional
Phase 0
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Health Behavior
Behavioral: Mobile Intervention for Lifestyle Eating/Exercise @ Stanford
Participants are randomized to one of 4 groups, each of which uses a different Smartphone app to promote health behavior change
  • Active Comparator: Cognitive app
    Cognitive app promotes behavior change via goal setting, feedback, and problem solving
    Intervention: Behavioral: Mobile Intervention for Lifestyle Eating/Exercise @ Stanford
  • Active Comparator: Social app
    Social app promotes behavior change via social relationships and feedback
    Intervention: Behavioral: Mobile Intervention for Lifestyle Eating/Exercise @ Stanford
  • Active Comparator: Affect app
    Affect app promotes behavior change via game-like elements including the use of a bird avatar as a visual representation of one's activities and operant conditioning
    Intervention: Behavioral: Mobile Intervention for Lifestyle Eating/Exercise @ Stanford
  • Active Comparator: Nutrition app
    Nutrition app promotes behavior change bvia tracking of food consumption
    Intervention: Behavioral: Mobile Intervention for Lifestyle Eating/Exercise @ Stanford
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
50
July 2012
July 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • aged 45 and older, currently sedentary, owns and uses a cell phone but not a Smartphone, willing to be randomly assigned

Exclusion Criteria:

  • free of clinically evident cardiovascular disease or any other medical condition or disorder that would limit participation in moderate intensity physical activities akin to brisk walking
Both
45 Years to 90 Years
Yes
Contact: Sandra J Winter, PhD 650-723-4656 sjwinter@stanford.edu
United States
 
NCT01516411
SU-09162011-8409
No
Stanford University
Stanford University
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Principal Investigator: Abby C King, PhD Stanford Prevention Research Center
Stanford University
January 2012

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