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Pilot Study: Mobile Phone Based Physical Activity in Sedentary Men and Women

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
American Heart Association
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of California, San Francisco Identifier:
First received: September 14, 2011
Last updated: June 18, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

The purpose of this pilot study is to estimate the efficacy of a mobile phone based physical activity intervention in sedentary men and women.

Condition Intervention
Sedentary Lifestyle
Physical Activity
Behavioral: Mobile phone
Behavioral: pedometer only

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Innovations in Mobile Phone Based Physical Activity- A Pilot of Clinical Trial in Sedentary Men and Women

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Further study details as provided by University of California, San Francisco:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pedometer measured steps [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 7-Day Physical Activity Recall [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: June 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: pedometer Behavioral: pedometer only
Participants in this group will receive only a pedometer.
Experimental: Mobile phone physical activity intervention Behavioral: Mobile phone
Participants in this group will receive both the pedometer and the mobile-phone based physical activity intervention fot three months.
Other Name: Mobile phone based physical activity intervention


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 69 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Sedentary lifestyle at work and/or during leisure time
  2. Male or female, age between 21-69
  3. Access to a telephone at home or a mobile phone
  4. Speak and read English
  5. BMI between 20-43 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Known medical condition or other physical problems that need special attention in an exercise program
  2. Planning a trip out of the United States during the study
  3. Pregnant/Delivered a baby during the last 6 months
  4. HIV positive
  5. Known severe hearing or speech problems
  6. Currently participating in lifestyle modification programs or research studies (such as physical activity, diet, and/or weight loss programs)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01435564

United States, California
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States, 94118
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
American Heart Association
Principal Investigator: Yoshimi Fukuoka, PhD, RN University of California, San Francisco
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of California, San Francisco Identifier: NCT01435564     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P0030018, K23NR011454
Study First Received: September 14, 2011
Last Updated: June 18, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of California, San Francisco:
Mobile phone
Sedentary lifestyle
Physical activity
Health Promotion
Electronic diary processed this record on February 27, 2015