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Health First-Study 2

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00281437
First Posted: January 24, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2006
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Information provided by:
University of Alberta, Physical Education
  Purpose
The current study was designed to investigate the influence of choice of exercise program on exercise adherence. The two exercise programs included 1) traditional exercise at a fitness centre or 2) lifestyle exercise-walking using a pedometer to track steps. Biological and psychological indicators were examined to investigate the effect of choice in a sample of sedentary adults.

Condition Intervention Phase
Exercise Adherence Sedentary Adults Lifestyle Traditional Behavioral: choice of exercise program Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Health First: Health and Psychological Outcomes of Physical Activity- Study 2

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Further study details as provided by University of Alberta, Physical Education:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
  Eligibility

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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 year old adults
  • sedentary (exercise less than twice per month in the last 4 months)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • physician non-consent
  • too active (exercise more than twice per month in the last 4 months)
  • participated in previous studies from this lab
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00281437


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: NCT00281437     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004-0503-03
First Submitted: January 20, 2006
First Posted: January 24, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2006
Last Verified: January 2006

Keywords provided by University of Alberta, Physical Education:
exercise
adherence
lifestyle
choice
autonomy