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WorkWell: Work-based Activity and Metabolic Health

2020-02-19 18:28:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will test whether a range of pre-clinical cardiometabolic biomarkers can be improved via regular intervals of standing and light-intensity physical activity in real-world office environments.

Description

This pilot study is being conducted to determine whether a range of pre-clinical cardiometabolic biomarkers (measured via gut microbiome, blood draw) can be improved via regular intervals of standing and light-intensity physical activity (i.e., leisurely walking) in real-world office environments. This trial is meant to generate pilot data which will lead to additional clinical trials.

Primary Hypothesis: Increasing both standing and light-intensity physical activity will improve biomarkers of metabolic function, as measured by blood metabolites and differential abundance of gut microbiome composition, compared to a control condition of normal workplace behavior.

Study Design

Conditions

PreDiabetes

Intervention

Standing condition, Light physical activity (LPA) condition, Usual behavior condition

Location

Arizona State University
Tempe
Arizona
United States
85281

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Arizona State University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-19T18:28:38-0500

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