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This study will evaluate whether the short-term use of activity tracking devices improves short-term weight loss in adolescents. The investigators will evaluate whether weight loss translates into a change in obesity-related biomarkers associated with adolescent obesity. In addition, the investigators will report outcomes after the implementation of activity tracking devices in conjunction with an intense adolescent weight loss program.

Clinical Trial Description

This study will evaluate the short-term use of activity tracking devices and their effects on short- and long-term weight loss in adolescents. The investigators plan to establish whether weight loss translates into a change in obesity-related biomarkers associated with adolescent obesity. Each participant with an activity tracking device will have the goal of reaching 10,000 steps per day, in addition to their individual fitness plan. ;

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NCT number NCT03004378
Study type Interventional
Source The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Status Completed
Phase N/A
Start date January 1, 2018
Completion date December 31, 2018

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