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Work Place Health Promotion: a Change Project (HEALTHCHANGE)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: June 6, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Just Bendix Justesen, University of Southern Denmark

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
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Work Place Health Promotion as a Change Project

Further study details as provided by Just Bendix Justesen, University of Southern Denmark:

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

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

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


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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 ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Just Bendix Justesen, Ph.d. student, University of Southern Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01366950     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20110051
First Submitted: June 2, 2011
First Posted: June 6, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2016
Last Verified: December 2016