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Health and Psychological Outcomes of Lifestyle Versus Traditional Physical Activity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281385
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 24, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2006
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This study is a comparison of the traditional prescription versus the lifestyle exercise prescription in sedentary adults over 6 months. Biological and psychological parameters will be assessed over the 6 month study. Biological indicators will be assessed pre and post including body composition, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility, aerobic fitness, and blood tests. Psychological parameters will be assessed pre, mid, and post including self-efficacy, motivation, need satisfaction, physical self-description, leisure-time exercise, as well as all constructs from the thepry of planned behaviour.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sedentary Behaviour Adherence Traditional Exercise Lifestyle Exercise Behavioral: traditional vs. lifestyle exercise Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Health and Psychological Outcomes of Lifestyle Versus Traditional Physical Activity- Study 1

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Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 25-65 years old
  • exercise less than twice per month in the preceeding 6 months
  • physician consent to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • health problems
  • exercise more than twice per month in the preceeding 6 months
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Locations
Canada, Alberta
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alberta, Physical Education
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wendy M Rodgers, PhD. University of Alberta
Principal Investigator: Gordon J Bell, PhD University of Alberta
Principal Investigator: Kerry Courneya, PhD University of Alberta
Principal Investigator: Vicki J Harber, PhD University of Alberta
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281385     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002-0422-02
CIHR
First Posted: January 24, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2006
Last Verified: January 2006

Keywords provided by University of Alberta, Physical Education:
adherence
lifestyle
exercise
pedometer
training