Digital/social media intervention for Physical Activity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Physical ActivityDigital/social media intervention - Behavioral
13 - 18
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a theory-based, individually tailored, multi-technology intervention can help Latinas become more physically active, compared to those who only get a physical activity tracker.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 6 Months (MO)

Baseline, 6 Months (MO)
Objective Changes in Physical Activity (Weekly Minutes) from Baseline to 6 Months
Self-Report Changes in Physical Activity (Weekly Minutes) from Baseline to 6 Months

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
Multi-technology physical activity intervention
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

200 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Digital/social media intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Multi-technology physical activity intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Digital/social media intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ControlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 6 months (mo)

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)NIH
529 Previous Clinical Trials
10,287,369 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, San DiegoLead Sponsor
1,029 Previous Clinical Trials
1,806,202 Total Patients Enrolled
Brown UniversityOTHER
415 Previous Clinical Trials
518,827 Total Patients Enrolled
Britta Larsen, PhDPrincipal Investigator - UCSD
University of California, San Diego
1 Previous Clinical Trials
25 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 13 - 18 · Female Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
To self-identify as Latina means to identify oneself as a person of Latin American descent.
To be able to communicate in English, one must be able to read, write, and speak the language.
They found that people who were under active (participating in less than 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week) were at an increased risk for developing heart disease.
regular access to a cell phone that can send and receive text messages is important for my job.
You are between the ages of 13 and 18 years old.
You have regular access to the Internet.