Evaluation of Effect of Exercise on Prescription - a Psychological Perspective
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||physical inactivity, motivation, behavior change|
|Treatment||exercise on prescription|
|Phase||phase 2/phase 3|
|Sponsor||University of Southern Denmark|
|Collaborator||The County of Funen, Denmark|
|Start date||November 2005|
|End date||May 2008|
|Trial size||200 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00594360, 2005-41-5248, 36/154-150775|
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a primary healthcare intervention called 'Exercise on Prescription' aimed at increasing level of physical activity and psychological parameters in a population of sedentary patients with increased risk of developing lifestyle diseases. The effect is evaluated using patient-reported variables.
|United States||No locations recruiting|
|Other countries||No locations recruiting|
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Patient-reported Self-efficacy level at 4, 10 and 16 months. Patient-reported Decisional balance level at 4, 10 and 16 months. Patient-reported Readiness to change level at 4, 10 and 16 months.
time frame: 16 months
Patient-reported physical activity level at 4, 10 and 16 months. . Patient-reported health related quality of life at 4, 10 and 16 months. Patient-reported compliance with national guidelines for physical activity at 4, 10 and 16 months.
time frame: 16 months
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - All patients referred to the Exercise on Prescription scheme by their general practitioner - Volunteer to participate in the trial Exclusion Criteria: - BMI over 35
|Official title||Exercise on Prescription: Effects and Comparison of Psychological Parameters Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Health Physical Between Participants in a Danish Version of Exercise on Prescription.|
|Principal investigator||Lis Puggaard, PhD|
|Description||Exercise prescriptions are used for initiating a physical active lifestyle in sedentary populations. A Danish project called 'Exercise on Prescription' (EoP) is implemented in primary healthcare. Patients eligible for EoP are non-institutionalised adults with medically controlled lifestyle diseases or risk factors of lifestyle diseases, who are motivated to change lifestyle, able to improve health status through a physical active lifestyle, and willing to pay a fee of €100 for the intervention. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect on: 1) Self-efficacy, 2) Readiness to change, 3) Decisional balance, 4) physical activity level, and 5) health related quality of life. The EoP-group is compared to an intervention group receiving only motivational counselling.|
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