Social Incentives To Encourage Physical Activity and Understand Predictors (STEPUP)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03311230|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 17, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 29, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Obesity||Behavioral: Supportive social incentive Behavioral: Competitive social incentive Behavioral: Collaborative social incentive||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||602 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Social Incentives To Encourage Physical Activity and Understand Predictors|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 30, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 7, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 18, 2019|
No Intervention: Control
Participants in this arm will receive no other interventions during the 9 month study period
Experimental: Supportive social incentive
Participants will identify a family member or friend to support them during a gamification intervention.
Behavioral: Supportive social incentive
A family member or friend will be used as a support person in this study, to receive updates and support the participant in their progress.
Experimental: Competitive social incentive
Participants will compete in a gamification intervention in groups of three.
Behavioral: Competitive social incentive
Participants in this intervention will be competing against each other in the game.
Experimental: Collaborative social incentive
Participants will collaborate in groups of three in a gamification intervention
Behavioral: Collaborative social incentive
Participants in this intervention will be working with each other in the game.
- Change in mean daily steps [ Time Frame: weeks 5 to 24 of the intervention ]Change in mean daily steps from baseline to main intervention period
- Change in mean daily steps [ Time Frame: Weeks 25 to 36 of the follow-up period ]Change in mean daily steps from baseline through the follow-up period
- Proportion of participant-days that step goals are achieved [ Time Frame: Weeks 5 to 24 of the main intervention period. ]proportion of days participants meet their step goal
- Proportion of participant-days that step goals are achieved [ Time Frame: Weeks 25 to 36 of the follow-up period. ]proportion of days participants meet their step goal
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03311230
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pennsylvania|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS||University of Pennsylvania|