Combined (Step It Up! plus Change Club) for Physical Activity

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Physical ActivityWalking only (Step It Up!) - Other
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare two approaches to increase physical activity in rural libraries, one with just walking and one with walking and civic engagement. 15-20 people will join each library.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Change from baseline blood pressure at 6 months, 12 months, and 24 months.

Month 24
Blood pressure
Month 24
Cardio respiratory fitness
Month 24
Collective Efficacy
Month 24
Hip circumference
Month 24
Physical activity
Month 24
Resting heart rate
Month 24

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Walking only (Step It Up!)
1 of 2
Combined (Step It Up! plus Change Club)
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

350 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Combined (Step It Up! plus Change Club) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Combined (Step It Up! plus Change Club)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Walking only (Step It Up!), Combined (Step It Up! plus Civic Engagement) · Intervention Types: Other, Other
Walking only (Step It Up!)
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Walking only (Step It Up!) · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: change from baseline blood pressure at 6 months, 12 months, and 24 months.

Who is running the clinical trial?

Oregon Health and Science UniversityLead Sponsor
915 Previous Clinical Trials
6,831,149 Total Patients Enrolled
Texas A&M UniversityOTHER
126 Previous Clinical Trials
18,643 Total Patients Enrolled
University of North Carolina, GreensboroOTHER
30 Previous Clinical Trials
16,459 Total Patients Enrolled
Cynthia K Perry, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorOregon Health & Science University School of Nursing

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You can walk continuously for at least 20 minutes.
You live in the rural area where the local library is located.

Frequently Asked Questions

What goals does this clinical trial hope to achieve?

"This clinical trial hopes to measure the change in cardio respiratory fitness over a 24-month period and track physical activity. Secondary objectives include measuring hip circumference, resting heart rate, and weight in inches, using a heart rate monitor, and pounds respectively." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is enrollment still being accepted for this experiment?

" suggests that this specific study is no longer recruiting participants, despite its initial posting on the 1st of January 2023 and last update in late December 2022. Nevertheless, there remain 107 other medical trials currently welcoming patients for enrollment." - 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.