Health Promotion Intervention Program at the Workplace
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|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|
|Conditions Influencing Health Status||Behavioral: Health intervention|
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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|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2014|
|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)
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01628419
|Study Director:||Eyal Shargal, PhD||Wingate Institute, Israel|