Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions obesity, life style
Treatment social marketing activities and pop-up events to promote healthy lifestyles
Sponsor University Rovira i Virgili
Collaborator European Commission
Start date May 2014
End date September 2015
Trial size 400 participants
Trial identifier NCT02157402, EYTO-SPAIN

Summary

Our hypothesis is that healthy lifestyles improvement by an intervention designed according 8 social marketing Benchmark criteria, can reduce overweight or obesity implemented by adolescents on their colleges.

The general aim of EYTO program is to improve health and well-being among adolescents who live in low socioeconomically communities, through an intervention study designed by selected adolescents with the inclusion of social marketing Benchmark criteria.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Experimental)
The intervention group will received activities and social events designed according 8 social marketing Benchmark criteria to promote healthy lifestyles.
social marketing activities and pop-up events to promote healthy lifestyles
(No Intervention)
The control group will not received any intervention activities and social events to promote healthy lifestyles.

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Change of Fruit intake
time frame: Change from Baseline in fruit Intake at 2 academic years
Change of Vegetable intake
time frame: Change from Baseline in vegetable Intake at 2 academic years
Change of Physical activity practice
time frame: Change from Baseline in physical activity practice at 2 academic years

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Change of Sedentary behaviour
time frame: Change from Baseline in sedentary behaviour at 2 academic years

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 13 years up to 17 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Informed consent signed by parents and/or guardians. - Adolescents between 13 and 17 years old. Exclusion Criteria: - The lack of one or more inclusion criteria.

Additional Information

Official title A Youth Led Social Marketing Campaign to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles. EYTO (European Youth Tackling Obesity): A Randomized Controlled Trial in Catalonia (Spain)
Principal investigator Rosa Solà Alberich, M.D., PhD
Description 5 adolescent coordinators (of intervention high-schools) will be trained by experts in social marketing and health promotion. This 5 selected adolescent as coordinators who will be in charge of the design of an 8 social marketing criteria intervention to implement their peers´ lifestyles. The program has over two academic years. The participants will be followed for the duration of 2 academic years, an expected of up to 16 months.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in June 2014.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University Rovira i Virgili.