Can a Physical Activity Skill Development and Parent-Centered Dietary Intervention Help Combat Child Obesity?
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
The purpose of this study, and its original contribution to research, is to determine the impact of a physical activity skill development and parent centered family weight management program on the weight, cardiovascular health, physical activity, dietary intake and sedentary behaviors of overweight and obese children.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effect of a Weight Management Program for Overweight and Obese Children: a Randomized Controlled Trial|
- To evaluate and compare in overweight children the effectiveness of the following interventions: a parent-centered dietary modification program
- a physical activity skill development program
- and a parent-centered dietary modification + physical activity skill development program.
|Study Start Date:||March 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2007|
|Australia, New South Wales|
|University of Newcastle|
|Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 2308|
|Child Obesity Research Centre, University of Wollongong|
|Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 2522|
|Principal Investigator:||Tony D Okely, PhD, BEd||University of Wollongong|