Research Study

he Feasibility of a Telephone and Web-based Physical Activity Intervention for Female Shift Workers.
Principal Investigator 
Kristin Campbell

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Women's Health
ClinicalTrials.gov# 
NCT02345551
Status 
Closed to Recruitment
Study Start/End 
Jan 1, 2015 to Nov 1, 2017
Locations 
GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Lions Gate Hospital, Richmond Health Services, St. Paul's Hospital, UBC Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital
Name/Title 
Sarah Neil-Sztramko, Graduate Student
Phone 
604-827-1914
Purpose of Study 

This project will assess the feasibility of a 12-week physical activity program developed specifically for females exposed to a known occupational carcinogen - shiftwork. Physical activity has been shown to decrease cancer risk, but the investigators research has found that female shift workers face unique barriers to participating in physical activity. This project will use a combination of telephone-based behavioural counseling sessions with a physical activity coach, and innovative web-based physical activity tracking software using a Fitbit and website or smartphone app to address commonly reported barriers to physical activity in female shift workers.


 

Eligibility 

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Disclaimer 

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