Healthy Kids-Houston: A Community Childhood Obesity Intervention Program (HKH)

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Baylor College of Medicine

Status

Completed

Conditions

Obesity

Treatments

Behavioral: Control
Behavioral: Healthy Kids-Houston program

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00994084
26490-1
2008-55215-18875

Details and patient eligibility

About

The collaborative study is to determine the effectiveness of an after-school community-based program to prevent obesity among minority children.

Full description

Childhood obesity is a major health issue in the United States, particularly among minority children. An integrated after-school program that offers structured and fun physical activities with nutrition and behavior lessons in community centers operated by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department might prevent obesity among minority children who live in the neighborhood.

Enrollment

1,094 patients

Sex

All

Ages

8 to 13 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Live in close proximity of the community centers

Exclusion criteria

Medical or physical conditions that prevent the child from participating in the physical activities

Trial design

1,094 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

Lifestyle modification
Active Comparator group
Description:
This arm receives the intervention program that includes structured physical activities and nutrition and behavior lessons
Treatment:
Behavioral: Healthy Kids-Houston program
Control
Placebo Comparator group
Description:
This arm receives no intervention
Treatment:
Behavioral: Control

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