Clinical Trial

Diet, Physical Activity, and Weight Trends Study

Study Description

Diet, Physical Activity, and Weight Trends Study

The purpose of this investigation is to is to examine if self-weighing with feedback, in which the feedback is matched to the timeframe of self-weighing, in the absence of a standard behavioral intervention assists with the self-regulation of energy balance behaviors among young adults. Participants will be randomized to one of three groups: 1) daily weighing; 2) weekly weighing; 3) no weighing for 4 weeks.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Daily weighing with daily feedback on weight

Participants will weigh themselves using a Yunmai SE Scale one time each day upon rising from bed beginning in one week, every day for four weeks. After 2 weights have been collected, participants will begin to receive daily feedback on their change in weight and suggestions to maintain energy balance. They will receive an email stating, "Your weight today is _______. Your weight has (increased/decreased) _____ pounds since yesterday." If their weight has increased, the email will include one ex ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Weekly weighing with weekly feedback on weight

Participants will weigh themselves using a Yunmai SE Scale one time each week upon rising from bed beginning the following day for four weeks. After 2 weights have been collected, participants will begin to receive weekly feedback on their change in weight and suggestions to maintain energy balance. They will receive an email stating, "Your weight today is _______. Your weight has (increased/decreased) _____ pounds since last week." If their weight has increased, the email will include one examp ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Diet, Physical Activity, and Weight Trends Study

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03609983

ParticipAid ID

b2kR1d