Last updated on September 2020

Trial to Reduce Sitting Time in Postmenopausal Latina Women at Increased Risk for Heart Disease


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Sedentary lifestyle
  • Age: Between 55 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion criteria for RCT (n=250):

  1. Postmenopausal woman, no menstruation for at least 1 year, 55+ years of age.
  2. Self-identify as Hispanic ethnicity, able to read and write in English or Spanish,
  3. Ambulatory, medically stable, able to give informed consent, and safely complete the protocols.
  4. Body Mass Index range of 25.0-45.0kg/m2.
  5. Sedentary: Average >8 hours sitting/day, as measured by ActivPAL on 4+ days per week
  6. Phone access (to receive counseling)

Prisoners will not be used for this study.

Exclusion criteria applicable only to the RCT intervention trial participants include:

  1. Unable to complete the Short Physical Performance Battery.
  2. Mental states that would preclude complete understanding of the protocol and compliance.
  3. Active cancer or another serious chronic illness that may be associated with weight change
  4. Body Mass Index <25.0 or >45.0kg/m2.
  5. Use of insulin medications.
  6. 8hr average daily sitting time, as measured by ActivPAL.
  7. Participating in another clinical trial related to study outcomes (as determined by the PI).
  8. Unable to wear devices

Recruitment Status: Closed


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