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Treatment of Overweight Children and Adolescents

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00422916
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

The intervention program "Obeldicks light" is developed for overweight children aged 8-16 years. This intervention is gender - and age specific.

The 6-month intervention is based on nutrition course, behaviour therapy and exercise therapy. The evaluation compromised quality of structure, process and results of the intervention. 300 participants in a randomised controlled group design will be evaluated at 4 time points: baseline, end of intervention, 6 months after end of intervention and 12 months after end of intervention.Primary outcome measure is change of weight status as standard deviation score of BMI. Drop-outs will be interviewed to improve the intervention.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Overweight Behavioral: behavioral intervention

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 66 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluation of the Intervention Program "Obeldicks Light" for Overweight Children and Adolescents
Study Start Date : January 2007
Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Study Completion Date : December 2010
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: intervention arm
Lifestyle Intervention based on Nutrition Treatment, exercise Treatment and behavorial treatment
Behavioral: behavioral intervention
No Intervention: waiting list
waiting 6 months for Intervention without any intervention


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. change of weight status [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change of eating and exercise behaviour [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. change of quality of life [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • overweight children

Exclusion Criteria:

  • primary disease
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00422916


Locations
Germany
Vestische Youth Hospital
Datteln, Germany, 45711
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Witten/Herdecke
University of Bremen
Investigators
Study Chair: Petra Kolip, Prof University of Bremen, Germany
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