Health Promotion Intervention Program at the Workplace
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01628419|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 26, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2015
The purpose of the current investigation is to examine the effects of health intervention program at the workplace on health risks for cardiovascular disease, well-being and absenteeism at the workplace.
Participants: 1500 male and female employees from 10 different companies across Israel will take part in the study. Age: older than 18 yrs.
Hypothesis 1: The intervention program will have positive effects on the health risks for cardiovascular disease. For example: Will be reflected in a decrease in LDL and increase in HDL.
Hypothesis 2: The intervention program will have positive effects on the absenteeism at the workplace (e.g. decrease in days of sick leave per employee).
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Conditions Influencing Health Status||Behavioral: Health intervention||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||70 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Health Promotion Intervention Program at the Workplace|
|Study Start Date :||July 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2014|
Experimental: Health intervention program
Health promotion intervention program will be implemented at each workplace and will include: exercise program, nutritional counseling for the kitchen service, lectures on different topics (physical activity, nutrition, sleeping behaviour etc.).
Behavioral: Health intervention
physical activity program at the workplace - once a week with a certified trainer. (The program will include: aerobic exercises as well as resistance exercises). The employees will encourage to perform two additional workouts during the week.
Nutritional counseling for the kitchen staff Lectures - lectures will be given at each worksite on different topics: physical activity, nutrition, sleeping behaviour, mental aspects.
- Anthropometric measures [ Time Frame: 6 months ]The following measures will be evaluated: Height and body mass (Kg) and Body mass index will be calculated (BMI), hip and waist circumference and the ratio between the two measures will be calculated.
- Absenteeism from work [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Number days of sick leave each employee had during the 6 months period.
- Blood tests results [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Improvement in Blood test results: blood glucose levels and Hemuglubin A1c, Hemoglubin, lipid profile (LDL, HDL, cholestrol, Triglycerides), liver function (ALT, GGT)
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01628419
|Study Director:||Eyal Shargal, PhD||Wingate Institute, Israel|