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Diet and Physical Activity Interactions in Obesity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00067964
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 5, 2003
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2010
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The projects funded by this grant, primarily focus on environmental factors that promote weight-gain in the general human population, and how to modify these factors, to prevent further weight-gain in the future. In the coming years, the researchers at the University of Colorado-HSC hope to gain an understanding as to how small changes in diet and physical activity can be achieved and sustained to prevent weight-gain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Obesity Behavioral: small changes in physical activity and diet

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Arms and Interventions

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
  • BMI: 21-26
  • < 5lb. weight change in 6 mo.
  • usual fat intake 25-35%
  • regularly eats 3 meals/day
  • no chronic health problems known to affect appetite
  • either active or inactive (specific criteria do exist)
  • no smoking
  • women must be on bcps
  • no evidence of depression, eating disorder, or restrained eater (determined from validated questionnaires).
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00067964

United States, Colorado
University of Colorado-HSC Center for Human Nutrition
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00067964     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DHAIO (completed)
First Posted: September 5, 2003    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 13, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms