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Work Place Health Promotion: a Change Project (HEALTHCHANGE)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01366950
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 29, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Just Bendix Justesen, University of Southern Denmark

Brief Summary:

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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Health Prevention Behavioral: Intelligent physical activity Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 406 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Work Place Health Promotion as a Change Project
Study Start Date : June 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. aerobic capacity [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. sick leave [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ]
  2. Individual productivity [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ]
  3. Retention [ Time Frame: After 1 and 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes 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 (NCT number): NCT01366950

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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
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Study Director: Gisela Sjoegaard, Professor University of Southern Denmark

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Just Bendix Justesen, Ph.d. student, University of Southern Denmark Identifier: NCT01366950    
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20110051
First Posted: June 6, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2016
Last Verified: December 2016