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Kid STRIDE: Exploring Participation in a Family-based Intervention

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier:
First received: May 16, 2008
Last updated: October 1, 2015
Last verified: June 2010
The aim of this qualitative study is to explore parental and child perceptions of participating in a family-based behavioral intervention targeting healthy behaviors.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Kid STRIDE: Exploring Participation in a Family-based Intervention

Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Explore parental and child perceptions of participating in a family-based behavioral intervention targeting weight reduction. [ Time Frame: After completion of primary group intervention. ]

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Parent & Child Dyad

Detailed Description:
Children ages 9-14 have been participating in the Kid STRIDE study which is a family-based behavioral intervention for obese children. Participants will be divided into 3 groups according to their change in weight: 1) children who lost greater than 5% of body weight; 2) children who lost less than 5% of body weight or gained less than 1% of body weight; 3) children who gained greater than 1% of body weight. We will invite five families from each of groups 1 and 3 to participate in an open-ended interview.

Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants in the current Kid STRIDE behavioral intervention study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completed the 15-week primary intervention phase of Kid STRIDE
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00682422

United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Principal Investigator: Ellen R Wald, MD University of Wisconsin, Madison