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Work Place Health Promotion: a Change Project (HEALTHCHANGE)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Just Bendix Justesen, University of Southern Denmark Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2011
Last updated: December 28, 2016
Last verified: December 2016

The purpose of this study is to determine if intelligent physical exercise training can increase the productivity of office workers in Denmark. Effects of intervention is measured after 1 and 2 years.

The project is driven as a change project.

The investigators measure productivity as:

  • Individual health
  • Sick leave
  • Retention at the workplace

Condition Intervention Phase
Health Prevention
Behavioral: Intelligent physical activity
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Work Place Health Promotion as a Change Project

Further study details as provided by University of Southern Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • aerobic capacity [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • sick leave [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Individual productivity [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Retention [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 406
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: December 2014
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Excercise group Behavioral: Intelligent physical activity
30 minutes of moderate activity 6 days a week and 45 minutes of high intensity training 1 day a week. Moderate activity is monitored in diaries and high intensity training is monitored by a trainer.
Other Names:
  • Change project
  • Productivity
No Intervention: Reference


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Office workers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01366950

Copenhagen, Denmark
Esbjerg Municipality
Esbjerg, Denmark
National Board of Social Sciences
Odense and Copenhagen, Denmark
Sønderborg, Denmark, 6400
Varde Kommune
Varde, Denmark, 6800
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark
Study Director: Gisela Sjoegaard, Professor University of Southern Denmark
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Just Bendix Justesen, Ph.d. student, University of Southern Denmark Identifier: NCT01366950     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20110051 
Study First Received: June 2, 2011
Last Updated: December 28, 2016
Health Authority: Denmark: The Danish National Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics processed this record on January 14, 2017