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Diet and Activity Promotion Among Older Working Adults (ALIVE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01233063
First Posted: November 3, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gladys Block, Berkeley Analytics, Inc.
  Purpose
The trial will test whether the Alive email-delivered health behavior program can improve subjects' physical activity, fruits and vegetables and saturated/trans fats and added sugars.

Condition Intervention
Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes Obesity Aging Behavioral: Physical Activity and Diet Intervention via Alive2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Diet and Activity Promotion Among Older Working Adults

Further study details as provided by Gladys Block, Berkeley Analytics, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in physical activity [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 9, 12 months ]
    Change in physical activity as reported on questionnaire

  • Change in Fruits and Vegetables [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 9, 12 months ]
    Change in fruits and vegetables as reported on questionnaire

  • Change in saturated fats [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 9, 12 months ]
    Change in saturated fat intake as reported on questionnaire

  • Change in added sugar [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 9, 12 months ]
    Change in added sugar as reported on questionnaire


Enrollment: 610
Study Start Date: October 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Alive2
Lifestyle Intervention delivered via email and web
Behavioral: Physical Activity and Diet Intervention via Alive2
Weekly email/web goal-setting intervention to improve physical activity and diet, with and without additional phone and mail support.
Experimental: Alive2 plus automated phone/print
All of Arm 1 components, plus biweekly tailored automated phone coaching plus monthly tailored automated print materials.
Behavioral: Physical Activity and Diet Intervention via Alive2
Weekly email/web goal-setting intervention to improve physical activity and diet, with and without additional phone and mail support.
Placebo Comparator: Control
Monthly emailed newsletter on other aspects of wellness, excluding diet and physical activity
Behavioral: Physical Activity and Diet Intervention via Alive2
Weekly email/web goal-setting intervention to improve physical activity and diet, with and without additional phone and mail support.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • aged 50+
  • currently employed
  • access to email/web

Exclusion Criteria:

  • angina
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01233063


Locations
United States, California
Berkeley Analytics, Inc.
Berkeley, California, United States, 94704
Sponsors and Collaborators
Berkeley Analytics, Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gladys Block, PhD Berkeley Analytics, Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Gladys Block, Scientific Director, Berkeley Analytics, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01233063     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5R44AG032241-03 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: October 27, 2010
First Posted: November 3, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014

Keywords provided by Gladys Block, Berkeley Analytics, Inc.:
behavior change
physical activity
nutrition
fruits and vegetables
saturated fat
trans fat
added sugars
email
web
obesity
aging

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases