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Physical Activity and Immigrant Health (FAM)

This study has been completed.
Stiftelsen Helse og Rehabilitering
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Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Identifier:
First received: October 4, 2007
Last updated: February 5, 2009
Last verified: February 2009

There is today a growing need for culturally adapted initiatives among immigrants to prevent and treat T2D. Others have failed to increase the level of physical activity in this sedate group. The investigators believe this is due to missing assistance and lack of influence from the Pakistani milieu. To improve this, a culturally adapted physical activity will be established in this project in close cooperation with the Pakistanis themselves.

Through this program it is the investigators' goal to increase their physical activity level and prevent lifestyle diseases among Pakistanis in Oslo with a high risk of developing these diseases.

Condition Intervention
Physical Activity Behavioral: Physical activity (PA) and immigrants

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian School of Sport Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Physical activity level

Study Start Date: August 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pakistani background
  • 25-55 year old
  • Physically inactive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
  • heart condition
  • medication that could affect the results
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00539903

Norwegian school of sport sciences
Oslo, Norway, 0754
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
Stiftelsen Helse og Rehabilitering
Principal Investigator: Eivind Andersen, MsC Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00539903     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07112001326
Study First Received: October 4, 2007
Last Updated: February 5, 2009

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