In person movement intervention for Pregnancy Related

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of the Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Canada
Pregnancy Related
Yoga movement intervention - Behavioral
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Study Summary

This is a mixed-methods randomized controlled trial assessing the effects of an online and in person 12-week movement intervention compared to an education only control group on heart rate variability, self-compassion, psychological well-being, fatigue, exercise self-efficacy, physical activity identity, and body image in postpartum women.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

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Study Objectives

2 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 12 weeks, 3 months

Baseline, 12 weeks
Heart rate variability
Month 3
Body image
Fear of self-compassion
Motivation for exercise
Perceived stress
Physical activity
Physical activity identify
Postpartum depression
Self compassion
Self efficacy
Sleep quality

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

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Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

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Online yoga movement intervention
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In person movement intervention
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Active Control
Experimental Treatment

90 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: In person movement intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

In person movement intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Yoga movement intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Education booklet · Intervention Types: Other
Online yoga movement intervention
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Yoga movement intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 12 weeks, 3 months

Trial Background

Prof. Gillian Hatfield, Associate Professor
Principal Investigator
University of the Fraser Valley
Closest Location: University of the Fraser Valley · Chilliwack, Canada
N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Pregnancy Related
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Female Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.