Ethnic Dance and Screen Time Reduction to Prevent Weight Gain in Latina Girls

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT00476775

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

A randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of an after school ethnic dance program plus a culturally-tailored, home-based screen time reduction intervention to reduce weight gain (body mass index) among lower socioeconomic status, pre-adolescent Latina girls.

Official Title

Ethnic Dance and Screen Time Reduction to Prevent Weight Gain in Latina Girls

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 7 Years to 9 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: FEMALE
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Defined as Latina or Hispanic by parent/guardian.* Attends one of the participating public elementary schools.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * Diagnosed with a medical condition affecting growth.* Taking medications affecting growth.* A condition limiting participation in the interventions.* A condition limiting participation in the assessments.* Plan to move from the area within the next 24 months.

Investigator(s)

Thomas Robinson