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Mobility & Vitality Lifestyle Program (MOVE UP)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02657239
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 15, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 14, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Steven M. Albert, University of Pittsburgh

Brief Summary:
MOVE UP is a weight management program for adults 60-75 in community settings led by trained community health workers.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Behavioral: MOVE UP Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

MOVE UP is a weight management program designed for adults who desire to lose weight and improve their overall health.

Topics include: Overall Health, Weight management, Healthy eating, Behavior change, Physical activity

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 303 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Center
Actual Study Start Date : May 4, 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 18, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : July 18, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: MOVE UP Intervention
Subjects will participate in a healthy lifestyle weight management intervention focused on healthy eating and increasing physical activity
Behavioral: MOVE UP
Weight management behavioral program

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Short Physical Performance Battery [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Physical function objectively measured by Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) which includes gait speed, grip strength and chair stands, each ranked as 0-4 and summed for a total score of 0-12 units

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Self-reported Physical Function [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Physical function self-reported with the MOS-SF36 - questions are assigned points for total points ranging fom 0-36

  2. Weight [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Weight in kilograms

  3. Height [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Height measured in meters

  4. BMI [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Calculated from objective measurements of height and weight above as weight in Kilograms divided height in meters-squared

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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 60-75 at time of program start
  2. Self-reporting < 60 minutes per week of moderate structured physical activity
  3. BMI >= 30 but < 40 for screen. In person measurement on site will allow for 27-45 as inclusion criteria.
  4. Able to consent for participation and data collection
  5. Medical release before start of Weight Management
  6. Ability to walk with or without an assistive device
  7. Can regularly attend sessions
  8. Has not had bariatric surgery over the past year, or current use of weight loss prescription drug.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (FBS > 300 & A1C > 11%) [to be assessed by physician on medical release]
  2. Uncontrolled hypertension (SBP > 180/110) %) [to be assessed by physician on medical release]
  3. Recent hospitalization (past 6 months)
  4. Active treatment for cancer (other than non-melanoma skin cancer)
  5. Significant visual or hearing impairment
  6. Dementia/psychiatric disorder
  7. Inability to communicate in English/lack of translator

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02657239

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United States, Pennsylvania
Community sites
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pittsburgh
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Principal Investigator: Anne B. Newman, MD University of Pittsburgh

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Responsible Party: Steven M. Albert, Principal Investigator, Chair of Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Identifier: NCT02657239    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1U48DP005001-01 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: January 15, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2020
Last Verified: January 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Steven M. Albert, University of Pittsburgh:
Physical Function