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Promoting Physical Activity in Churchgoing Latinas: Fe en Acción (Faith in Action)

18 Years
65 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Chronic Disease

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Trial Information

Promoting Physical Activity in Churchgoing Latinas: Fe en Acción (Faith in Action)

Inclusion Criteria:

- Between the ages of 18-65 years of age

- Latino

- Must be a member of a participating church for at least six months

- Live within 10-15 minutes driving distance from the church

- Able to travel to the church during the week

- Able to attend activities at the church during the week

- Attend church activities (worship or otherwise) at least 4 times a month

- Plan on living in same residence for the next 24 months

- Engage in less than 150 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per week

Exclusion Criteria:

- Attendance at other churches participating in the study

- Must not have any conditions limiting ability to be physically active

- Pregnant

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Outcome Measure:

Change from baseline in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity as assessed by accelerometer and self-report

Outcome Time Frame:

Baseline, 12 and 24 months following implementation of intervention activities

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Elva M Arredondo, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

San Diego State University


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

March 2010

Completion Date:

June 2015

Related Keywords:

  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Disease



San Diego State University Research Foundation San Diego, California  92123