Healthy Lifestyles After Stroke "Stroke Coach"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of a lifestyle modification telehealth program on health-related behaviours in community-dwelling individuals living with stroke.

Detailed Description

Participants recruited in this study will be randomly assigned to either the Healthy Lifestyle Training Program, or Attention Control Memory Training Program.
Individuals in the Healthy Lifestyle Training Program will each receive 7 lifestyle coaching telephone-sessions (30-60 minutes) with a trained lifestyle coach over a 6 month period. Individuals in the Memory Training Program will each receive 7 memory coaching telephone sessions (30-60 minutes) with a trained memory training coach over a 6 month period. 100 evaluable subjects will be recruited (124 to accommodate for 20% dropout).

Conditions

Interventions

  • Healthy Lifestyle Training Program Behavioral
    Intervention Desc: Study participants in the Healthy Lifestyle Training Program will each receive 7 lifestyle coaching telephone-sessions (30-60 minutes) with a trained lifestyle coach over a 6 month period. The lifestyle coaches will work on a 1:1 basis with each participant to encourage healthy lifestyles.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Healthy Lifestyle Training Program
    Description: Participants will participate in 7 lifestyle coaching sessions (two in the first month) over a 6 month period. The coaching sessions will be administered by phone.

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Changes from baseline in global measure of lifestyle behavior (Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile II) at 6 months and 12 months. At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Daily walking physical activity At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Dietary behavior (26 items SmartDiet Questionnaire) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Medication adherence At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Depressive symptoms (20-item Centre for Epidemiological Studies-Depression [CES-D] Scale) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Cognition (Montreal Cognitive Assessment [MoCA]) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Cardiovascular risk factors (resting blood pressure, lipid, and glucose profiles) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Body composition (Body Mass Index, waist circumference) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject.post-stroke No
Secondary Health-related quality of life (SF-36) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Health and Social Services Utilization (Health and Social Service Utilization Inventory) At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No
Secondary Cardiovascular risk factors (resting blood pressure, lipid, and glucose profiles, C-Reactive Protein, Homocysteine). At baseline (0 months), end of program (6 months), and 6 months after the program ends (12 months from baseline) for a total of 3 assessments per subject. No

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