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Family Exergaming: A Research Study Testing a Videogame Intervention to Increase Physical Activity for Families

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00889122
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 28, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 4, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Information provided by:
Maine Medical Center

April 27, 2009
April 28, 2009
August 4, 2010
March 2009
February 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Amount of physical activity [ Time Frame: 14 weeks ]
Same as current
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Family Exergaming: A Research Study Testing a Videogame Intervention to Increase Physical Activity for Families
Family Exergaming: A Research Study Testing a Videogame Intervention to Increase Physical Activity for Families
The purpose of this study is to determine if an interactive game (Dance Dance Revolution/DDR) can promote healthy physical activity for the health of all family members
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Obesity
Behavioral: Exergame (DDR)
Use of an active videogame vs. pedometers given to entire families to promote physical activity.
Experimental: Lifestyle Counseling
Intervention: Behavioral: Exergame (DDR)
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Completed
213
300
February 2010
February 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ages 9-17
  • Overweight status (BMI of 85% and above)
  • Willing to come to two (2 hour) visits to MMCRI for measurements and complete surveys
  • Family participation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Serious heart condition
  • Photo-sensitive seizures
  • Previous extensive history using DDR
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
9 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
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United States
 
 
NCT00889122
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Ann Maloney, MD, Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Principal Investigator: Ann Maloney, MD Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center
July 2010

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