EYTO (European Youth Tackling Obesity): A Randomized Controlled Trial in Catalonia (Spain)
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|
|Start date||May 2014|
|End date||September 2015|
|Trial size||400 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02157402, EYTO-SPAIN|
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.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
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
Change of Sedentary behaviour
time frame: Change from Baseline in sedentary behaviour at 2 academic years
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.
|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.|
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