The Relationship of TV Viewing to Energy Balance in Adults (TView)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00622050|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 16, 2008
The specific objectives of this project are to:
- Investigate the effects of reducing TV viewing time on energy intake, eating behavior, and energy expenditure in overweight or obese adult subjects, thus providing a basis for evaluating if reducing TV viewing time might be a useful adjunct therapy in obesity prevention and treatment
- Analyze the types of foods eaten in conjunction with TV viewing
- Determine if there is an association between location of TV and BMI.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Obesity Overweight||Behavioral: No TV viewing reduction Behavioral: TV viewing reduction||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||44 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||The Effects of Limiting TV Viewing on Diet, Exercise, and Sleep in Overweight and Obese Adults|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2008|
This arm will be experiencing the same protocol as the control group, only their TV viewing time will be reduced. The TV viewing time reduction is the experimental intervention.
Behavioral: TV viewing reduction
In the experimental arm, TV viewing time will be reduced for half of the study protocol time (3-4 weeks of a 6-8 week protocol).
Active Comparator: Control
The control group will be experiencing the exact protocol; only their TV viewing time will not be reduced.
Behavioral: No TV viewing reduction
In the control group, no intervention will be acted upon. This group will receive the exact same protocol as the intervention group, but with observation only.
- Energy Intake [ Time Frame: Phase I and Phase II ]
- Energy expenditure [ Time Frame: Phase I and Phase II ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00622050
|United States, Vermont|
|UVM Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences|
|Burlington, Vermont, United States, 05405|