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FeetEnergy Approach to Increase Physical Activity and Reduce Screen Time in Adolescents (FeetEnergy)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01633918
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 8, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to find out whether an Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach and two home works integrated in three health education lessons can increase adolescents' active commuting to school and leisure-time physical activity and decrease their screen time.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Physical Activity Sedentary Behavior Active Commuting Psychosocial Factors Parental Interference Behavioral: Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach Behavioral: Usual health education

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1291 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Integrating Internet-supported FeetEnergy Approach in Health Education Lessons to Increase Physical Activity and Reduce Screen Time in Adolescents
Study Start Date : August 2012
Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Study Completion Date : May 2013

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach
Schools which integrate Internet-supported approach with two home works in three health education lessons on physical activity
Behavioral: Internet-supported FeetEnergy approach
Three health education lessons and two homework's about increasing physical activity and reducing screen time
Active Comparator: Usual health education
Schools which follow their usual practices in carrying out health education classes on physical activity
Behavioral: Usual health education
Usual health education lessons


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. change from baseline in meeting physical activity recommendation at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ]
  2. change from baseline in physical activity recommendation at 7 months [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 months ]
  3. change from baseline in meeting screen time recommendation at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ]
  4. change from baseline in meeting screen time recommendation at 7 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. change from baseline in psychosocial factors related to physical activity at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ]
  2. change from baseline in parental interference with physical activity of their child at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ]
  3. change from baseline in psychosocial factors related to screen time at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ]
  4. change from baseline in parental interference with screen time of their child at 1 month [ Time Frame: baseline and 1 month ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • student's informed consent and an approval from his/her parent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no informed consent from the student and no approval from his/her parent
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Finland
Aalto University
Espoo, Aalto, Finland, 00076
The UKK Institute for health Promotion Research
Tampere, Finland, 33501
Sponsors and Collaborators
UKK Institute
Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Minna M Aittasalo, Dsc UKK Institute
More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Minna Aittasalo, Doctor of Health Sciences, UKK Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01633918     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 166,02
First Posted: July 4, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 8, 2015
Last Verified: August 2014

Keywords provided by Minna Aittasalo, UKK Institute:
intervention
health education
physical activity
sedentary behavior
health promotion
evaluation
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