Healthy Juntos for Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Obesity+3 MoreHealthy Juntos - Behavioral
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test a digital program to see if it can help improve physical activity and dietary intake among Hispanic parent-child pairs.

Eligible Conditions
  • Obesity
  • Motor Skills
  • Healthy Eating
  • Sedentary Lifestyle

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

6 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 2 months, 8 months

2 months
Mean participant ratings on weekly session content and post-intervention open-ended feedback (acceptability)
Percent of parent-adolescent dyads retained and engaged at post-intervention (feasibility)
8 months
Percent of parent-adolescent dyads retained and engaged at follow-up (feasibility)
Baseline, 2 months
Change in adolescent and parent dietary intake (i.e., fruits/vegetables, sugar)
Change in adolescent and parent physical activity
Change in adolescent and parent sedentary behavior
Month 8
Change in adolescent fruit and vegetable intake
Change in adolescent moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
Change in adolescent sedentary behavior

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control Group
1 of 2
Healthy Juntos Intervention Condition
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Healthy Juntos · No Placebo Group · N/A

Healthy Juntos Intervention Condition
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Healthy Juntos · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Control GroupNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control Group · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 2 months, 8 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)NIH
3,588 Previous Clinical Trials
46,945,602 Total Patients Enrolled
242 Trials studying Obesity
203,213 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
University of MiamiLead Sponsor
794 Previous Clinical Trials
384,804 Total Patients Enrolled
20 Trials studying Obesity
8,558 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Sara M St George, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Miami

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The adolescent does not meet the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake, as determined by a validated two-item screener
The adolescent does not meet physical activity guidelines as determined by their responses on a validated two-item screener and self-reports engaging in more than two hours a day of screen time.
about a third of adolescents and a fifth of parents report going online on their devices almost every day
are more likely to have lower levels of depressive symptoms than their counterparts whose primary caregiver is not Hispanic
the term teenager is used for people aged 16-19
the adolescent is either the only or the primary child in the home An adolescent lives with an adult caregiver who is willing to participate; the adolescent is either the only or the primary child in the home.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%