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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)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00967460
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 27, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2011
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Lausanne
University of Basel
University of Zurich
Information provided by:
University of Lausanne Hospitals

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Inactivity Behavioral: Lifestyle intervention Not Applicable

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.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1764 participants
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)
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
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



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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Physical activity [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  2. Enjoyment of physical activity [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  3. BMI [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  4. Quality of life [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]
  5. Physical activity and behavior of the family [ Time Frame: 1 school year ]


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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

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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

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 Posted: August 27, 2009    Key Record Dates
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