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Healthy Aging Resources to Thrive (HART)

2018-11-18 20:06:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Healthy Aging Resources to Thrive (HART) uses a rigorous two-stage randomized control design, adapted and refined based on pilot studies, to test a novel intervention to reduce sitting time in older adults. Half the participants will be randomized to the intervention aimed at decreasing sitting time, and the other half will be randomized to a healthy living control that does not focus on reduced sitting time. After 6 months, the intervention group will be further randomized so that half continue with the intervention and the other half receive no further intervention. All participants will be followed for 12 months.

Description

Healthy Aging Resources to Thrive (HART) is a two-stage randomized controlled trial (RCT) of adults over age 60 with obesity to determine the efficacy of a novel sitting-reduction intervention and its impact on cardiometabolic risk markers. Participants will be randomized to a 6-month sitting reduction intervention (termed I-STAND) or healthy-living attention control (Stage 1).

After 6 months, I-STAND participants will be re-randomized to receive either booster sessions or no further intervention (Stage 2). Attention control participants will receive no further intervention. All participants will be followed for 12 months total with in person assessments at baseline 6, and 12 months. Primary outcomes are reduction in sitting time at 6 months, objectively measured using the activPAL device, and blood pressure. The design will answer novel questions about the impact of sitting reduction on cardiometabolic risk markers as well as maintenance of sitting reduction.

Study Design

Conditions

Sedentary Lifestyle

Intervention

i-STAND, Healthy Living control

Location

Kaiser Permanente Washington
Seattle
Washington
United States
98101

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Kaiser Permanente

Results (where available)

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