Game-Based Physical Activity in Childhood Cancer Survivors

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Feb 10, 2024
  • participants needed
    60
  • sponsor
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Updated on 10 March 2022
Accepts healthy volunteers

Summary

This study will test whether a game-based exercise plan can help increase the level of physical activity in childhood cancer survivors. The game-based exercise plan will involve participation by both a childhood cancer survivor and his/her parent or caregiver. This study will also look at whether the game-based exercise plan improves childhood cancer survivors' quality of life.

Details
Condition Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Treatment Questionaires, Fitbit Inspire HR
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04266080
SponsorMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Last Modified on10 March 2022

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Childhood cancer survivor
History of treatment for childhood cancer with cardiotoxic therapy (anthracyclines, chest radiation, total body irradiation)
Off all systemic cancer therapy for ≥ 2 years
Ability to speak and understand English
Ability to complete all protocol assessments
Mobile device with SMS text messaging capability
Ambulatory and able to perform all study requirements
Attained age 10-16 years
Has a parent or legal guardian willing to participate in the study as a dyad
Willing to receive daily SMS text message alerts
Not currently exercising at least 30 minutes per day (5 days/week)
ECOG Performance Status of 0-1
Parent/legal guardian
Parent or legal guardian of a childhood cancer survivor treated with cardiotoxic therapy (anthracyclines, chest radiation, total body irradiation)
Parent or legal guardian of a child age 10-16 years who is at least 2 years from completion of systemic cancer therapy
Ability to speak and understand English
Ability to complete all protocol assessments
Ability to provide informed consent
Ambulatory and able to perform all study requirements
Access to a mobile device with SMS text messaging capability
Is the parent or legal guardian of a childhood cancer survivor who is willing to participate in this study as a dyad
Willing to receive daily SMS text message alerts
ECOG Performance Status of 0-1

Exclusion Criteria

Survivors, or parents/legal guardians of survivors, with a medical condition that makes it unsafe to complete study requirements are not eligible for this study. This includes a diagnosis of
Severe persistent asthma
Known symptomatic coronary artery disease
Musculoskeletal defects that interfere with sustained physical activity
Any medical or psychosocial condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would jeopardize the health of the participant during study procedures
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