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Electronic Health Technology for Assessment of Physical Activity and Eating Habits in Children and Adolescents Who Are Overweight and Those With Obesity

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01138293
First Posted: June 7, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2010
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Collaborator:
Fraunhofer Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung (IGD), Rostock, Germany
Information provided by:
MEDIGREIF Inselklinik Heringsdorf
  Purpose

Aims: During the last decades overweight/obesity has increased markedly. They are associated with a high risk for diabetes and death. Effective intervention is mandatory. Following participation in treatment programmes children/adolescents often fail to reach sufficient long-term weight reduction. The present trial aims to integrate telemedical support in therapy to improve long term outcome.

Methods: All children/adolescents with overweight/obesity were included (n=66,age 13.9±2.6 years, body mass index [BMI] 31.2±5.4kg/m², body mass index standard deviation score [BMI-SDS] 2.41±0.6) admitted to our hospital 04-03/2009. To asses physical activity and eating habits electronic health technology was used (Fraunhofer-Institute). The system consists in a motion sensor integrated in a mobile phone(DiaTrace). The system analyses kind, intensity and duration of physical activity and eating habits.


Condition Intervention Phase
Overweight Obesity Device: motion detection with a motion sensor Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by MEDIGREIF Inselklinik Heringsdorf:

Enrollment: 73
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: motion sensor integrated in a mobile phone
A motion sensor integrated in a mobile phone. The system analyses kind, intensity and duration of physical activity and eating habits.
Device: motion detection with a motion sensor
To asses physical activity and eating habits electronic health technology was used (Fraunhofer-Institute). The system consists in a motion sensor integrated in a mobile phone (DiaTrace). The system analyses kind, intensity and duration of physical activity and eating habits.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All children/adolescents with overweight/obesity were included admitted to our hospital
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Germany
MEDIGREIF Inselklinik Heringsdorf GmbH, Haus Gothensee
Heringsdorf, Germany, 17424
Sponsors and Collaborators
MEDIGREIF Inselklinik Heringsdorf
Fraunhofer Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung (IGD), Rostock, Germany
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01138293     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MEDIGREIF 001
First Submitted: June 4, 2010
First Posted: June 7, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010

Keywords provided by MEDIGREIF Inselklinik Heringsdorf:
differences between patients´ self-assessment and objective perception of physical activity and eating habits

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Overweight
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms