Sedentary Behavior in African Americans (SeBA)
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Robert Newton, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
First received: May 18, 2009
Last updated: December 2, 2012
Last verified: December 2012
The study is designed to develop methods for objectively measuring sedentary behavior, assess the association between objectively measured sedentary behavior and cardiovascular disease outcomes, and develop an intervention to reduce sedentary behavior, in African American adults.
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Measurement of Sedentary Behavior in African American Adults
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Sedentary behavior [ Time Frame: 2009-2010 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Blood pressure [ Time Frame: 2009-2010 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- High density lipoproteins [ Time Frame: 2009-2010 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
These individuals were used to develop cut points for sedentary behavior using accelerometers and a metabolic chamber.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Community members of Baton Rouge, LA.
- self-classify yourself as African American
- are aged 18 years or older
- are free of serious medical condition, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, or emphysema.
- are free of serious medical conditions that would prevent participant from engaging in physical activity.
- are willing to have a scan completed that measures your body composition
- are willing to stay in metabolic chamber for 8.5 hours (8:00am until 4:30 pm)
- are willing to wear an accelerometer for 2, one-week periods following your chamber stay. There will be one week in-between the 2, one-week periods.
- are willing to complete questionnaire related to your level of activity
- weigh less than 250 lbs.
- unwilling or unable to perform activities in protocol
- on medications
- a woman who is intending to become pregnant, or who is pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00907465
|Pennington Biomedical Research Center
|Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808 |
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
||Robert L Newton, Ph.D.
||Pennington Biomedical Research Center
No publications provided
||Robert Newton, Principal Investigator, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
||PBRC 27013, 1K01HL088723-01
|Study First Received:
||May 18, 2009
||December 2, 2012
||United States: National Institutes of Health
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 21, 2015