Study of Children's Activity and Nutrition (SCAN)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : December 23, 2015
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
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Augusta University

Brief Summary:
In the first study, to identify children at high and low risk for cardiovascular disease and study their nutritional and physical activity behaviors as they relate to cardiovascular disease. In the second study, to make yearly assessments over a four year period of diet and physical activity among children and their parents. The initial effort redefined and retested methods to collect data on dietary intake and activity levels of young children.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Coronary Disease Hypertension Obesity Hypercholesterolemia Coronary Heart Disease Risk Reduction

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : September 1985
Study Completion Date : August 1991

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00005178

Sponsors and Collaborators
Augusta University
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: R. Ellison
OverallOfficial: Ronald Iannotti
OverallOfficial: Robert Klesges
OverallOfficial: Jane Kotchen
OverallOfficial: William Strong

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Gutin B, Mayers M, Levy J, Herman M: Physiologic & Echocardiographic Studies of Age-Group Runners. In: Brown E (Ed) Competitive Sports for Children & Youths. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 1987
DeLozier M, Gutin B, Wang J, Zybert P, Basch C, Rips J, Shea S, Contento I, Irigoyen M, Pierson R: Bio-Impendance Derived Estimates of Body Composition in 4-8 Years Olds. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 20:S31, 1988
DeLozier M, Rips J, Gutin B, and Basch C: Strategies and Techniques for Conducting Treadmill Tests in Preschool-Age Children, J Phys Educ, Recreat and Dance, forthcoming, 1988
Ellison RC: Dangers of Screening for Hyperlipidemia in Children (letter to the editor). N Engl J Med, 314:1579-1580, 1986 Identifier: NCT00005178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1056
R01HL035073 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 23, 2015
Last Verified: December 2000

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases