The Influence of an Intervention Program on Altering Health Behavioral Patterns Among IDF's Staff

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(lack of complaince)
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Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force Identifier:
First received: April 6, 2009
Last updated: March 15, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
The goal of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a general intervention that includes encouragement of physical activity and healthy living habits of officers and permanent staff in the IDF

Condition Intervention
Physical Fitness Habits
Balanced Nutrition
Weight Reduction
Smoking Cessation
Reduction of Stress
Behavioral: Behavioral intervention-to determine the effectiveness of a general intervention on healthy living habits of IDF staff

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label

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Further study details as provided by Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • physical fitness habits weight reduction balanced nutrition [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Lifestyle counseling Behavioral: Behavioral intervention-to determine the effectiveness of a general intervention on healthy living habits of IDF staff
the program consists of 3 times a week of physical activity, nutrition advice, weight lodd program, stress workshop and smoking cessation workshop


Ages Eligible for Study:   26 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • IDF'S staff member
  • Age >26
  • One or more risk factor

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cardio vascular condition
  • Respiratory disease
  • Other healthy conditions according to the physician's decision
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00877240

IDF's Medical Corps
Tel Hashomer, Israel, 02149
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force
  More Information

Responsible Party: Omer Ankol, MD, IDF's Medical Corps Identifier: NCT00877240     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 735-2008 
Study First Received: April 6, 2009
Last Updated: March 15, 2016
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Body Weight
Body Weight Changes
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on May 25, 2016