The Effect of 1 Year of Multiprofessional Therapy on Obesity

A

Ana R. Damaso

Status and phase

Unknown
Early Phase 1

Conditions

Obesity

Treatments

Other: multidisciplinary intervention

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01358773
#0135/04

Details and patient eligibility

About

Obese adolescents are submitted to a multiprofessional weight loss program, which is formed by doctors, nutritionists, physiotherapists, psychologists,and physiologists. The volunteers have intervention 3 times a week during one year, where they practice exercises, have nutrition and psychology counseling, and physiotherapy orientation. Once a month they have an appointment with the doctor. The hypothesis of this study is that a multiprofessional therapy is able to improve anthropometric and biochemical parameters, and also the quality of life of obese adolescents.

Full description

The volunteers are submitted to 10 exams (electrocardiogram, polysomnography, blood collection, body composition, rest metabolic rate, DXA, abdominal and carotid ultrasonography, lung function evaluation, ergospirometric test) 3 times a year (baseline, middle and at the end of the year). They also answer nutrition, sleep and psychology questionnaires.

Enrollment

150 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

15 to 19 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • present obesity ( BMI > 95th)
  • aged between 15-19 years old
  • be able to practice exercise

Exclusion criteria

  • pregnancy
  • use of drugs
  • secondary obesity

Trial design

150 participants in 1 patient group

Lifestyle counseling
Other group
Description:
Obese adolescents are encouraged to improve their lifestyle
Treatment:
Other: multidisciplinary intervention

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