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A stAPP to a Healthier Lifestyle

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01975870
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 5, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ministry of the Flemish Community
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christophe Delecluse, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Brief Summary:
The main objective of the project is to make participants aware of their sedentary behavior (prolonged sitting behavior) and then to encourage behavioral change through the use of an innovative and fun application on a smartphone.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sedentary Lifestyle Other: Application on smartphone Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A stAPP to a Healthier Lifestyle: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : September 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: intervention group
use of application on smartphone for lifestyle counseling
Other: Application on smartphone
innovative application on smartphone which helps to increase the awareness of sedentary behavior of the user by messages, scoring system, ...

No Intervention: control group
no use of application on smartphone



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in sedentary behavior [ Time Frame: Pre measurements after first week, post measurements after second week ]
    Objective sedentary behavior: measured by ActivPal (monitor) Subjective sedentary behavior: measured by subjective questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Usability application [ Time Frame: Post measurement after second week ]
    Subjective questionnaire



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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 59 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age between 19-59 years
  • participants must own a smartphone
  • participants have a sedentary lifestyle (prolonged sitting attitude)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • people with mobility problems

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01975870


Locations
Belgium
KU Leuven
Leuven, Flemish Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Ministry of the Flemish Community
Investigators
Study Director: Christophe Delecluse, Prof Dr KU Leuven

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Christophe Delecluse, Dr Professor Christophe Delecluse, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01975870     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S55635
First Posted: November 5, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014

Keywords provided by Christophe Delecluse, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:
Sedentary behavior, smartphone, application