Modifying the Workplace to Decrease Sedentary Behavior and Improve Health
This trial has been completed.
|Conditions||workplace inactivity, total worker health|
|Start date||April 2014|
|End date||February 2017|
|Trial size||66 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02376504, 1R21OH010564-01|
The primary objective of this project is to determine the effects of decreasing sedentary behavior at work by at least 3hrs/day using treadmill (walking and standing) and sit-to-stand (standing only) workstations on the health of overweight office workers.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Change in Weight
time frame: Baseline, 3, 6, 12 months
All participants from 18 years up to 65 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Body Mass Index greater than 25 kg.m-2 - Does not engage in any structured physical activity lasting at least 30 mins for more than 2 days/week - Employed in a full-time sedentary desk job. - No major orthopedic limitations or medical conditions that prevents walking or standing at a treadmill work sit-stand workstation. Exclusion Criteria:
|Official title||Modifying the Workplace to Decrease Sedentary Behavior and Improve Health|
|Principal investigator||Dinesh John, PhD|
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