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Effectiveness of the Walking Intervention Walkadoo: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial in an Employee Population

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02229409
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 1, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
MeYou Health, LLC

Brief Summary:
This study evaluates the product Walkadoo to determine whether it effectively increases walking behavior in healthy adults.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Behavioral: Walkadoo Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 265 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of the Walking Intervention Walkadoo: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial in an Employee Population
Study Start Date : September 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Control
Observation only, no behavioral intervention
Experimental: Intervention
Intervention Walkadoo.
Behavioral: Walkadoo
Walkadoo is a MeYou Health, LLC product.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Average steps per day [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults 18 years or older;
  • Healthways employees based in Franklin, TN with an email account with the company;
  • Provide informed consent and complete eligibility questionnaires

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current or prior use of the intervention Walkadoo
  • Presence of a chronic condition that affects walking
  • Projected inability to access the internet for 4 consecutive days or longer during the study
  • Non-adherence to device wear during baseline

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02229409


Locations
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United States, Massachusetts
MeYou Health
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02210
Sponsors and Collaborators
MeYou Health, LLC
Investigators
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Study Director: Nathan K Cobb, MD Georgetown University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: MeYou Health, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02229409    
Other Study ID Numbers: WD-PILOT-2014
First Posted: September 1, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2016
Last Verified: February 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by MeYou Health, LLC:
adults