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Walking, Spontaneous Physical Activity and Lipid Oxidation After Dietary Treatment of Obesity

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2008 by University Hospital, Tours.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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University Hospital, Tours Identifier:
First received: October 17, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2008
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to determine whether walking exercise after dietary treatment of obesity is associated with a decrease of the daily spontaneous physical activity and\or with an increase of the time spent in sedentary activities. Our hypothesis is that the practice of walking as an exercise during the phase of weight stability following the dietary treatment of obesity leads to a reduction of spontaneous physical activity and\or to an increase in the time spent in sedentary activities.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Behavioral: walking activity

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Influence of Walking on Spontaneous Physical Activity and on Lipid Oxidation Following Dietary Treatment of Obesity

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Tours:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily time of moderate physical activity, inactivity and total physical activity measured by a portable monitor of physical activity [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily energy expenditure and respiratory quotient during a stay in a respiration chamber [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2008
Detailed Description:

The subjects of this study will be randomised in 2 groups:

A group with usual follow-up and a group with usual follow-up associated with recommendations to introduce a program of walking achieving gradually 2000-2500 kcal/week.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women from 18 to 50 year-old
  • In phase of weight stability
  • BMI<40kg/m²

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of bariatric surgery
  • Diabetes
  • Suspicion of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00775970

Contact: David JACOBI, MD +33247474727
Contact: Pascaline RAMEAU, CRA +33247366249

Service de Médecine Interne - Nutrition / CHRU de Tours Recruiting
Tours, France, 37044
Contact: David JACOBI, MD    +33247472269   
Principal Investigator: David JACOBI, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Charles COUET, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Tours
Principal Investigator: David JACOBI, MD Service de médecine Interne-Nutrition
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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Tours Identifier: NCT00775970     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRI07-DJ APS
Study First Received: October 17, 2008
Last Updated: October 17, 2008

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Tours:
Weight loss maintenance
Spontaneous physical activity
Lipid oxydation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on September 20, 2017