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Targeted Obesity Prevention Program for Adolescent Females

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00433680
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 12, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 8, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oregon Research Institute

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of an obesity prevention program when administered to female college freshmen.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Behavioral: Healthy Weight Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 405 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Targeted Obesity Prevention Program for Adolescent Females
Study Start Date : March 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Body Weight


Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: Healthy Weight
    4 weekly 1 hour meetings that encourage reductions in fat and sugar intake and increases in physical activity to decrease onset of obesity and body dissatisfaction.
    Other Name: Healthy Weight Project


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. risk for future onset of obesity and weight gain [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. measure changes in caloric intake, physical activity, and body dissatisfaction [ Time Frame: 2 years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All female college freshmen at the University of Oregon will be invited to participate in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any participant that meets criteria for an eating disorder at any assessment point will be excluded from the study.
  • Any participant with BMI below 5% for their age group will be excluded to avoid health risks
  • Any participant who does not report some form of body dissatisfaction will be excluded from the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00433680


Locations
United States, Oregon
Oregon Research Institute
Eugene, Oregon, United States, 97403
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oregon Research Institute
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Eric Stice, PhD Oregon Research Institute

Publications of Results:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Oregon Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00433680     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DK72932
R01DK072932 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: February 12, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 8, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014

Keywords provided by Oregon Research Institute:
adolescent
female
obesity
body dissatisfaction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms