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Free-Living Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00062998
First Posted: June 19, 2003
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2010
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Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  Purpose
We have recently validated a new device for measurement of physical activity and found it to detect type, duration and intensity of many types of physical activity at better than 98% accuracy. After further validating this device to determine if it can also accurately assess energy expenditure, we will use it to collect cross-sectional data on free-living physical activity and energy expenditure in adolescent girls.

Condition
Obesity

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Estimated Enrollment: 15
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Study3: healthy lean and obese adults, at least 18 years of age.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00062998


Locations
United States, New York
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York, United States, 10025
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00062998     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R03 (DK62152) (completed 2006)
First Submitted: June 18, 2003
First Posted: June 19, 2003
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010