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Sedentary Behavior in Overweight Women

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00613353
First Posted: February 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 13, 2008
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Information provided by:
University of Mississippi Medical Center
  Purpose
Objective activity data will be collected using accelerometry for a minimum of seven days on 38 adult, female, women recruited from the metabolic Clinic at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Following objective measurement of activity, participants will complete self-report and objective activity data, as well as the relationship between sedentary activities and food cravings will be examined. It is hypothesized that minutes of sedentary behavior, especially time spent in television viewing, will be significantly correlated with total and specific food cravings.

Condition Intervention
Sedentary Behavior Overweight Other: Behavioral

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Sedentary Behavior in Overweight Women

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Further study details as provided by University of Mississippi Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Minutes of sedentary behavior, especially time spent in television viewing, will be significantly correlated with total and specific food cravings [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 38
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
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Caucasian and African American females between the ages of 18 and 65.
Other: Behavioral
Participants will be asked to wear an accelerometer

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Caucasian or African American women between the ages of 18 and 65.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: Caucasian or African American women between the ages of 18 and 65

Exclusion Criteria: Males and women who are younger than 18 and older than 65

  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Mississippi
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jacinda B Roach, PhD The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jacinda Roach, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Mississippi Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00613353     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2007-0150
DHHS FWA#00003630
First Submitted: January 31, 2008
First Posted: February 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 13, 2008
Last Verified: November 2008

Keywords provided by University of Mississippi Medical Center:
Female

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms