Clinical Trial

Phone Coaching and Internet-Delivered Weight Loss

Study Description

Phone Coaching and Internet-delivered Weight Loss

The purpose of this study is to examine whether adding phone coaching to an Internet-based weight loss program can improve weight loss outcomes at 4 months and 1 year. All individuals will receive a 4-month, Internet-delivered weight loss program followed by an 8-month Internet-delivered weight loss maintenance program. Some individuals will also be selected to receive either 3 weeks or 12 weeks of phone coaching. Assessments of weight, diet, physical activity, and psychosocial factors will occur at baseline, 4 months, and 1 year.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

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

Behavioral - Internet-based weight loss program

12-month, Internet-based weight loss/maintenance program.

Behavioral - Brief phone coaching

Some individuals will receive 3 weeks of phone coaching. Coaching calls will occur 1x/week, starting at week 5. Once coaching calls are completed, the participant will not have any other contact with their coach.

Behavioral - Extended phone coaching

Some individuals will receive 12 weeks of phone coaching. Coaching calls will occur 1x/week, starting at week 5. Once coaching calls are completed, the participant will not have any other contact with their coach.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Phone Coaching and Internet-delivered Weight Loss

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03867981

ParticipAid ID

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