Nutrition and Exercise Intervention Study (NEXIS)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Motohiko Miyachi, National Institute of Health and Nutrition Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2009
Last updated: June 9, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

The purpose of the present study was to clarify the effects of increase in physical activity on incidence and surrogate marker of cardiovascular diseases. The working hypothesis of the present study was that the physical activity to satisfy the Japanese guideline of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is effective for the primary prevention of the lifestyle-related disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Low-back Pain and Knee Pain
Behavioral: physical activity
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Large-Scale Randomized Intervention Trial of Effects of Physical Activity on Incidence and Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Diseases in Healthy People

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Further study details as provided by National Institute of Health and Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of lifestyle-related diseases (hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes) [ Time Frame: 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Surrogate measurement of lifestyle-related diseases (blood pressure, FPG, cho, etc) [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1052
Study Start Date: April 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Lifestyle counseling
physical activity intervention
Behavioral: physical activity
The targets of amount of physical activity are 3.3METs•h/day (MVPA) and 10,000 step counts/day.


Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 64 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females
  • Ages 30-64 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • During treatment of any diseases
  • Two or more metabolic risk factors
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00926744

National Institute of Health and Nutrition
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, 162-8636
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Health and Nutrition
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Responsible Party: Motohiko Miyachi, Chief, Department of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition Identifier: NCT00926744     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: qde402mm, 21170901
Study First Received: June 23, 2009
Last Updated: June 9, 2014
Health Authority: Japan: Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation

Keywords provided by National Institute of Health and Nutrition:
physical activity
cardiovascular diseases processed this record on March 26, 2015