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Diet, Exercise and Body Fat in 3-5 Year Olds

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00615641
First Posted: February 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2010
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Collaborators:
University of Arkansas
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Life Measurement Inc.
Texas Woman's University
Information provided by:
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
  Purpose
To determine how practical and precise different body composition methods are for measuring body fat and lean tissue in young children and to determine if certain dietary factors and physical activity patterns are related to body fat in children.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Relationship of Dietary Factors and Physical Activity to Body Fat in 3-5 Year Old Children

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Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Urine

Estimated Enrollment: 65
Study Start Date: June 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
3 year old children
2
4 year old children
3
5 year old children

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
We are seeking healthy 3-5 year old children in the greater Little Rock area.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 3-5 year old children
  • Full term at birth
  • English as primary language
  • Weighed at least 5.5# at birth
  • Parent or guardian is at least 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child has any chronic condition, metabolic disorder, pulmonary disorder, bone disorder, condition that may affect growth, ADD or ADHD
  • Child on any medication thought to interfere with study parameters as determined by the investigator
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00615641


Locations
United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
University of Arkansas
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Life Measurement Inc.
Texas Woman's University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tina Crook, M.S., R.D. Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tina Crook, M.S., R.D. / Principal Investigator, Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00615641     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 72850
CRIS # 6251-51000-005-03S
First Submitted: February 1, 2008
First Posted: February 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
Children
Nutrition
Body Fat
Physical Activity
Diet
Childhood Obesity
Healthy Children