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Effect of a Physical-activity-promoting Environment on Motor Skills, Physical Activity and Quality of Life of Children in Childcare Settings (Youp'là bouge)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00967460
First Posted: August 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2011
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Collaborators:
University of Lausanne
University of Basel
University of Zurich
Information provided by:
University of Lausanne Hospitals
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of a project promoting unstructured spontaneous physical activity (PA) through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment of childcare centers on motor skills, physical activity, desire to move around, body mass index (BMI), quality of life and PA and behavior of the family.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Inactivity Behavioral: Lifestyle intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effect of a Physical-activity-promoting Environment on Motor Skills, Physical Activity, Quality of Life and BMI of Children in Childcare Settings (Youp'là Bouge)

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Further study details as provided by University of Lausanne Hospitals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Motor skills [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Physical activity [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  • Enjoyment of physical activity [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  • BMI [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  • Physical activity and behavior of the family [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]

Enrollment: 1764
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control group: No intervention
No intervention, regular childcare program
Experimental: Intervention group
Promoting unstructured spontaneous PA through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment
Behavioral: Lifestyle intervention
Promoting unstructured spontaneous physical in childcare through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment

Detailed Description:
The study will last one school year and includes 58 childcare centers in 3 provinces (JU, NE, VD) of the French part of Switzerland.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children in selected childcare centers
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00967460


Locations
Switzerland
Ligues de la santé
Lausanne, Switzerland
University of Lausanne Hospitals
Lausanne, Switzerland
University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Lausanne Hospitals
University of Lausanne
University of Basel
University of Zurich
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Jardena J Puder, MD, University of Lausanne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00967460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 88/09
First Submitted: August 26, 2009
First Posted: August 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2011
Last Verified: August 2009

Keywords provided by University of Lausanne Hospitals:
Childhood obesity
Children
Inactivity
Physical activity
Motor skills
Motor fitness
Quality of life
Nutrition
Family


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