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Project ALIVE (A Lifestyle Intervention Via Email)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00607009
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 5, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information provided by:
Kaiser Permanente

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to test the effectiveness of an email-based diet and physical activity intervention on increasing physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption and decreasing intake of saturated and trans fats and added sugars.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Inactivity Behavioral: ALIVE Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 797 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Email-Based Diet and Activity Promotion in Worksites
Study Start Date : July 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2007

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
received emails
Behavioral: ALIVE
email-based behavioral program

Placebo Comparator: 2
no contact
Behavioral: ALIVE
email-based behavioral program




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. change in physical activity [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. change in fruits and vegetables [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  2. health-related quality of life [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  3. presentism [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  4. stage of change [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  5. self efficacy [ Time Frame: 4 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • regional Northern California KP employees

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00607009


Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaiser Permanente
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Barbara Sternfeld, PhD Kaiser Permanente