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Support for Increased Physical Activity (Stöd Till Aktivare Motion) (STAM)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00747942
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2008 by Karolinska Institutet.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 8, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to improve and analyze the level of physical activity in immigrant women from the Middle East and Latin America living in Sweden. The investigators will also investigate if glucose, insulin, and lipid metabolism; stress-related hormone production; and subclinical inflammatory activity are affected by the intervention. The follow-up period is 2 years.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Overweight Behavioral: Support for Increased Physical Activity

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 234 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Intervention Program for Physically Inactive and Overweight Immigrant Women From the Middle East and Latin America Living in Sweden
Study Start Date : October 2006
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2010

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: A
exercise referral to lifestyle activities at the level of moderate intensity without support
Active Comparator: B
Exercise referral combined with individual support, access to structured group exercise programs, and motivational support
Behavioral: Support for Increased Physical Activity
Exercise referral combined with individual support, access to structured group exercise programs, and motivational support
Other Names:
  • STAM
  • Stöd Till Aktivare Motion


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The relative effectiveness of two physical activity programs in affecting glucose metabolism, lipid metabolism and stress-related hormone production [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female gender
  • Age 25 through 64 years
  • Physical inactivity
  • BMI > 25
  • Immigrant to Sweden from either the Middle East or Latin America

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus type I
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Disability that interferes with the ability to participate in lifestyle-related physical activity
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00747942


Locations
Sweden
Center for Family and Community Medicine
Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, 14183
Sponsors and Collaborators
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm County Council, Sweden
Investigators
Study Director: Jan Sundquist, MD, PhD Karolinska Institutet
More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Kristina Sundquist, professor, Karolinska Institutet, Center for Family and Community Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00747942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-1165
First Posted: September 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 8, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by Karolinska Institutet:
overweight
physical inactivity
physical fitness
lifestyle change

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms