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International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01722500
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 7, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2016
The Coca-Cola Company
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Brief Summary:
The primary aim of the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE) is to determine the relationship between lifestyle characteristics and obesity in a large multi-national study of 10 year-old children, and to investigate the influence of behavioral settings and physical, social and policy environments on the observed relationships within each country.

Condition or disease
Childhood Obesity

Detailed Description:
Data will be collected in 12 countries (500 children per site) from five major regions of the world (Eurasia & Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Pacific). Cross-sectional evaluations will be undertaken in each country. The physical characteristics of the children will be directly measured in order to classify their body weight and adiposity status, and physical activity and dietary patterns will be measured with the most objective techniques currently available. A concise set of environmental measures that are feasible, valid and meaningful across the international settings included in this research will also be employed. The results of this study will provide a robust examination of the correlates of obesity and weight gain in children, focusing on both sides of the energy balance equation. The results will also provide important new information that will inform the development of lifestyle interventions to address childhood obesity that can be culturally adapted for implementation around the world.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 7806 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE)
Study Start Date : December 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014

10 year old children
500 children with mean age 10.5 years from each of 12 countries

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Testing of Children [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    BMI (kg/m2)

  2. Testing of Children [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Waist Circumference (cm)

  3. Testing of Children [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Percent Body Fat (%)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Testing of Children [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Physical activity (minutes/day)

  2. Testing of Children [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Dietary intake (principal components analysis score)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
boys and girls who are approximately 10 years

Inclusion Criteria:

  • students 10 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • has pacemaker or other internal medical devices

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01722500

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United States, Louisiana
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808
School of Health Sciences at University of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia, 5001
Centro de Estudos do Laboratório de Aptidão Física de São Caetano do Sul (CELAFISCS)
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 09501-000
Canada, Ontario
Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5
Tianjin Women's & Children's Health Center
Tianjin, China, 300070
Department of Public Health School of Medicine at Universidad de los Andes
Carrera, Bogata, Colombia
Department of Food & Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland, 00014
St John's National Academy of Health Sciences
Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560034
Department of Exercise, Recreation and Sports Science at Kenyatta University
Nairobi, Kenya
Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education - University of Porto
Porto, Portugal, 4200-450
South Africa
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, 7701
United Kingdom
Department of Health at University of Bath
Bath, United Kingdom, BA2 7AY
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
The Coca-Cola Company
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Principal Investigator: Peter T. Katzmarzyk, PhD, FACSM Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Principal Investigator: Timothy S. Church, MD, MPH, PhD Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Publications of Results:

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Responsible Party: Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Associate Executive Director of Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01722500    
Other Study ID Numbers: PBRC 10042CC
First Posted: November 7, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 5, 2016
Last Verified: February 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Pennington Biomedical Research Center:
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pediatric Obesity
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight