Virtual reality and exercice for Virtual Reality

UQO, Gatineau, Canada
Virtual Reality+2 More ConditionsExposure intervention in virtual reality - Behavioral
18 - 45

Study Summary

This trialwill assess the feasibility and effects of VR-exposure and exercise on SPA, compliance, adherence and PA persistence in 45 women with obesity.

Eligible Conditions
  • Virtual Reality
  • Obesity
  • Exercise

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Before and after intervention (Baseline and after 12 weeks)

Week 12
Adherence to the physical activity (PA) intervention
Compliance with the PA intervention
Week 12
Acceptability of the protocol and the intervention
Week 36
Feasibility of the protocol and the intervention
Week 12
Affects during exercise change (0-12 weeks)
Body Appreciation change (0-12 weeks)
Body composition change (0-12 weeks)
Body index mass change (0-12 weeks)
Motivation change (0-12 weeks)
Perceived pleasure in physical activity in general (0-12 weeks)
Perception effort change (0-12 weeks)
Physical activity change (0-12 weeks)
Self-efficacy change (0-12 weeks)
Social physical anxiety change (0-12 weeks)
Waist circumference change (0-12 weeks)
Weight Bias Internalisation change (0-12 weeks)
Before the intervention (baseline)
Propensity to immersion
Week 36
Persistance in the practice of PA after the intervention
Week 1
The feeling of presence in immersion the feeling of presence in immersion
Week 1
before the intervention (baseline)
Depressive symptoms
Food disorder
Sociodemographic data

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

waiting list
1 of 3
Virtual reality and exercice
1 of 3
Placebo and exercice
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

45 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Virtual reality and exercice · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Virtual reality and exerciceExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Exposure intervention in virtual reality, Exercise · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
Placebo and exercicePlaceboComparator Group · 2 Interventions: Exercise, Placebo · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
waiting listNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: waiting list · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 1

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: before and after intervention (baseline and after 12 weeks)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Universite du Quebec en OutaouaisLead Sponsor
11 Previous Clinical Trials
867 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 45 · Female Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The study is only for female participants.
You have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher.
You need to be available to travel to Université du Québec en Outaouais two times every week.

Frequently Asked Questions

To whom is enrollment in this trial open?

"To be eligible for the trial, volunteers must possess obesity and fall in the 18-45 age range. 45 participants are sought after in total." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the extent of participation in this research initiative?

"Yes, according to the data available on, this research project is actively searching for participants. This trial was initially posted on September 1st 2021 and has been updated as recently as October 31th 2022. The study aims to recruit 45 patients at a single location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any spots available in this trial for new participants?

"As evidenced on, this research study is presently seeking applicants. The protocol was initially published on September 1st 2021 and most recently updated at the end of October 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Does this research protocol accept participants of twenty years or older?

"This clinical trial requires that prospective participants be aged between 18 and 45 years. There is a total of 225 studies available to minors and 679 for those above the retirement age." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the main mission of this research endeavor?

"The main result this trial hopes to observe at the end of 36 weeks is participant acceptance of the protocol and intervention. Secondary objectives include tracking physical activity change through accelerometers, measuring adherence to PA interventions, as well as evaluating compliance with said interventions using heart rate monitors and diaries." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.