FitBrothers smartphone active app for Health Behaviors

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Klein Buendel, Inc, Golden, CO
Health Behaviors+2 More
FitBrothers smartphone active app - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
Male
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Study Summary

Low physical activity levels contribute to African American men experiencing health disparities across a number of chronic diseases. Studies have been effective in increasing physical activity levels in African American men; but few have targeted maintenance of behavior change and none have utilized emerging technologies. The purpose of the current study is to further develop a mobile phone application for African American men that will help them initiate and maintain their physical activity levels.

Eligible Conditions

  • Exercise
  • Health Behaviors
  • Technology

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 9 months

9 months
FitBrothers App Usage
Satisfaction Assessment
System Usability Scale (SUS)
Baseline
Height
Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone (PAR-Q+)
Baseline and 9 months
Change from Baseline in Blood Pressure at 9 Months
Change from Baseline in Dietary Habits at 9 Months
Change from Baseline in Physical activity-Acti Graph at 9 Months
Change from Baseline in Quality of Life Assessment at 9 Months
Change from Baseline in Weight at 9 Months

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

FitBrothers smartphone active app
1 of 2
Comparator app
1 of 2
Active Control

38 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: FitBrothers smartphone active app · No Placebo Group · N/A

FitBrothers smartphone active app
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: FitBrothers smartphone active app · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Comparator app
Device
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Nike Training Club · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 9 months
Closest Location: Klein Buendel, Inc · Golden, CO
2021First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Health Behaviors
1 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Male Participants · 3 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.