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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Hearts: A Physical Activity Intervention Trial

2014-08-27 03:14:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The overall aim of Healthy Bodies, Healthy Hearts research study is to promote physical activity in women aged 45-65 years to promote reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. The investigators are conducting an intervention for 12 weeks that promotes physical activity through support groups, group exercise sessions or through information that is given at the baseline appointment. Participants will be randomly assigned to a group.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

In Person, At Home

Location

UPMC Montefiore Hospital
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
United States
15213

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of Pittsburgh

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:45-0400

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