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Prevention and Reduction of Obesity Through Active Living

2014-08-27 03:31:06 | BioPortfolio

Summary

We will perform a randomized, controlled trial, the primary aim of which is to assess the effectiveness of a behavioral-based physical activity program in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related co-morbid conditions in a primary care setting. We hypothesize that the prevention and/or reduction of obesity and related co-morbidities in patients randomized to an individualized education and behavior counseling group will be greater by comparison to those randomized to a group that receives standard care alone.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

UC (Usual Care Group), BI (Behavioral Intervention Group)

Location

Queen's University : Physical Education Center
Kingston
Ontario
Canada
K7L 3N6

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Queen's University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:31:06-0400

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