Gamified behavioral weight loss treatment for Weight Loss

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Weight Loss+1 MoreGamified behavioral weight loss treatment - Behavioral
Eligibility
18 - 55
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is testing whether a weight loss program that includes features from video games (such as competition, digital rewards, and an integrated neurotraining video game) is more effective than a standard weight loss program in helping men lose weight.

Eligible Conditions
  • Weight Loss
  • Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Assessments will be administered at months 0, 1, 6 and 12.

Assessment will be administered at month one.
Change from Baseline Weight at 1 month
Assessment will be administered at month sixth.
Change from Baseline Weight at 6 months
Assessment will be administered at month twelve.
Change from Baseline Weight at 12 months
Assessments will be administered at month zero.
Baseline Weight
Month 0
Caloric intake measured using the Fitbit app's built-in dietary tracking system
Physical activity measured in minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity using wrist-worn activity tracker.

Trial Safety

Trial Design

4 Treatment Groups

Non-gamified program with Active ICT
1 of 4
Gamified program with sham ICT
1 of 4
Gamified program with Active ICT
1 of 4
Non-gamified program with sham ICT
1 of 4

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

228 Total Participants · 4 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Gamified behavioral weight loss treatment · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Gamified program with sham ICT
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Gamified behavioral weight loss treatment · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Gamified program with Active ICT
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Gamified behavioral weight loss treatment · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Non-gamified program with sham ICT
Behavioral
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: mHealth behavioral weight loss treatment · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Non-gamified program with Active ICT
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: mHealth behavioral weight loss treatment · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: assessments will be administered at months 0, 1, 6 and 12.

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)NIH
2,142 Previous Clinical Trials
4,064,277 Total Patients Enrolled
90 Trials studying Weight Loss
17,372 Patients Enrolled for Weight Loss
Drexel UniversityLead Sponsor
135 Previous Clinical Trials
47,041 Total Patients Enrolled
15 Trials studying Weight Loss
2,893 Patients Enrolled for Weight Loss

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 55 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Individuals must be overweight or obese.
You are an adult (aged 18-65) with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.
You have a moderate-to-high implicit preference for high-calorie foods.
Individuals must also provide consent for the research team to contact their personal physician, if necessary, to provide clearance for the prescribed level of physical activity (i.e., walking) or to consult about rapid weight loss.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
Texas50.0%
California50.0%
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria100.0%