Sleep Plus Eating Routines for Weight Loss
The present study will test the effectiveness of two different approaches for preparing overweight/obese individuals for weight loss: 1)providing important information about weight control, including dispelling common myths; or 2) developing a consistent sleep and eating routine to prepare for the challenges of a weight control intervention.
Overweight and Obesity
Behavioral: Weight Loss Education
Behavioral: Sleep and Eating Routine
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Increasing Sleep Duration: A Novel Approach to Weight Control. Study 5-Randomized Trial of Sleep Plus Eating Routines as An Approach to Prepare Participants for Weight Loss|
- Weight [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Executive Control [ Time Frame: 4 and 20 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Executive control is measured by a variety of computer assessments. These include Go-No Go, delayed discounting, and perseverence as measured by mirror tracing and a hand grip task.
|Study Start Date:||October 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||May 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: Weight Loss Education
Provides participants with important information about weight control and healthy eating prior to treatment to prepare participants for participation in a weight loss program and enhance outcomes.
|Behavioral: Weight Loss Education|
Active Comparator: Sleep and Eating Routine
Establish a consistent sleep and eating routine prior to treatment to prepare participants for participation in a weight loss program and enhance outcomes.
|Behavioral: Sleep and Eating Routine|
|United States, Rhode Island|
|Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center||Recruiting|
|Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903|
|Contact: Rena R Wing, PhD 401-793-8959 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Rena R Wing, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Rena R Wing, PhD||The Miriam Hospital|