Effect of a Physical-activity-promoting Environment on Motor Skills, Physical Activity and Quality of Life of Children in Childcare Settings (Youp'là bouge)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Lausanne
University of Basel
University of Zurich
Information provided by:
University of Lausanne Hospitals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00967460
First received: August 26, 2009
Last updated: January 27, 2011
Last verified: August 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of a project promoting unstructured spontaneous physical activity (PA) through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment of childcare centers on motor skills, physical activity, desire to move around, body mass index (BMI), quality of life and PA and behavior of the family.


Condition Intervention
Obesity
Inactivity
Behavioral: Lifestyle intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effect of a Physical-activity-promoting Environment on Motor Skills, Physical Activity, Quality of Life and BMI of Children in Childcare Settings (Youp'là Bouge)

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Further study details as provided by University of Lausanne Hospitals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Motor skills [ Time Frame: 1 school year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Physical activity [ Time Frame: 1 school year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Enjoyment of physical activity [ Time Frame: 1 school year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • BMI [ Time Frame: 1 school year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 1 school year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Physical activity and behavior of the family [ Time Frame: 1 school year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1764
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control group: No intervention
No intervention, regular childcare program
Experimental: Intervention group
Promoting unstructured spontaneous PA through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment
Behavioral: Lifestyle intervention
Promoting unstructured spontaneous physical in childcare through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment

Detailed Description:

The study will last one school year and includes 58 childcare centers in 3 provinces (JU, NE, VD) of the French part of Switzerland.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 5 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children in selected childcare centers
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Locations
Switzerland
University of Lausanne Hospitals
Lausanne, Switzerland
University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Ligues de la santé
Lausanne, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Lausanne Hospitals
University of Lausanne
University of Basel
University of Zurich
  More Information

No publications provided by University of Lausanne Hospitals

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Jardena J Puder, MD, University of Lausanne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00967460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 88/09
Study First Received: August 26, 2009
Last Updated: January 27, 2011
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by University of Lausanne Hospitals:
Childhood obesity
Children
Inactivity
Physical activity
Motor skills
Motor fitness
Quality of life
Nutrition
Family

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms

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