Predictors of Success in an Intervention Program for the Treatment of Childhood Obesity
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Predictors of Success in a Multidisciplinary Intervention Program for Obese Children and Adolescence|
- Characteristics of the children who succeed in the program [ Time Frame: 6 Months ]
We will use behavioral, emotional, physical, familial and demographic questionnaires to characterize the children taking part in the programs.
The questionnaires: self-efficacy, motivation, depression, parenting style, demographic, environmental.Anthropometric and fitness measurements are performed on a monthly basis .
|Study Start Date:||June 2012|
|Study Completion Date:||April 2015|
|Primary Completion Date:||April 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: Intervention program
6 months intervention program to lose weight in obese children. Behavioral, emotional, physical, familial and demographic questioners will be fulfilled at the beginning and at the end of the program.
Other: Intervention program for obese children
The program includes physical activity, nutrition intervention and behavioral treatment and lasts for 6 months. The aim of the program is to promote weight loss and physical activity and to promote future healthy lifestyle.
Other Name: exercise, nutrition, behavioral
No Intervention: Untreated obese children
Behavioral, emotional, physical, familial and demographic questioners will be fulfilled twice in a 6 month program.
No Intervention: Normal weight children
Behavioral, emotional, physical, familial and demographic questioners will fulfill twice in the 6 month period.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01578863
|Meir Medical Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Dan Nemet, MD||Meir Medical Center|