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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281437
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 24, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2006
Sponsor:
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University of Alberta, Physical Education

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Exercise Adherence Sedentary Adults Lifestyle Traditional Behavioral: choice of exercise program Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 200 participants
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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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

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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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281437     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004-0503-03
First Posted: January 24, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2006
Last Verified: January 2006

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