HealtheTech Lifestyle Program

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 7, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2014
Information provided by:
The Cooper Institute

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to determine the efficacy of resting metabolic rate (RMR) using BodyGem and BalanceLog in helping overweight and obese individuals manage their weight.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Behavioral: HealtheLifestyle Program Behavioral: step counters with monthly feedback on logs Phase 1

Detailed Description:
The study plans are to develop and test the efficacy of a practical, structured, and time-limited behavioral intervention (HealtheLifestyle Program) as a supplement to standard HealtheTech products. Approximately 130 participants will be recruited and randomized to either the HealtheTech Program (focusing on calorie and exercise goals using the BalanceLog for tracking), the HealtheLifestyle Program (using step counters, monthly email letters and calls providing information on activity, nutrition, and weight loss), or a delayed treatment program (after 3 months undergo the intervention above).

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 130 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Official Title: HealtheLifestyle Behavioral Intervention Clinical Trial
Study Start Date : March 2004
Study Completion Date : February 2006

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HealtheLifestyle participants will have greater weight loss

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. HealtheLifestyle Program will increase efficacy of products

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria: healthy adult men and women, 18-60 years -

Exclusion Criteria: not currently participating in a structured diet or exercise program

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00146510

United States, Texas
The Cooper Institute
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75230
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Cooper Institute
Study Director: Heather Kitzman, MPH The Cooper Institute Identifier: NCT00146510     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CI-0126
First Posted: September 7, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014

Keywords provided by The Cooper Institute:
weight control
physical activity
Health Behavior
Patient Compliance