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Effects of Recess Timing and Activity on Children's Eating Behaviors

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03119506
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 18, 2017
Last Update Posted : July 31, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Naiman Khan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brief Summary:
This study aims to understand the interaction between school recess activity and duration and lunch choices among elementary school children

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Physical Activity Diet Habit Health Behavior Behavioral: Recess

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 151 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Effects of Recess Timing and Activity on Children's Eating Behaviors
Actual Study Start Date : March 16, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 30, 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : February 27, 2017

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Long Recess Duration/Before Lunch Behavioral: Recess
Recess timing and duration effects on lunch intake

Short Recess Duration/Before Lunch Behavioral: Recess
Recess timing and duration effects on lunch intake

Long Recess Duration/After Lunch Behavioral: Recess
Recess timing and duration effects on lunch intake

Short Recess Duration/After Lunch Behavioral: Recess
Recess timing and duration effects on lunch intake




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Objectively Measured Physical Activity during Recess [ Time Frame: Immediately following or before lunch ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Executive Function [ Time Frame: Measured within 1 week of Physical Activity Assessment ]
    Early Adolescent Temperament and Trail Making Questionnaire

  2. Weight Status [ Time Frame: Measured within 1 week of Physical Activity Assessment ]
  3. Plate Waste at Lunch [ Time Frame: Immediately following or before recess ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Elementary School Children
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Parental/guardian consent
  • 8-11 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No parental/guardian consent
  • Below 8 years and above 11 years
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Responsible Party: Naiman Khan, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03119506    
Other Study ID Numbers: 16379
First Posted: April 18, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 31, 2018
Last Verified: July 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No