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Improving depressive symptoms through personalised exercise and activation (IDEA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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dc.contributor.author García-Estela, Aitana
dc.contributor.author Angarita-Osorio, Natalia
dc.contributor.author Alonso, Sandra
dc.contributor.author Polo, María
dc.contributor.author Roldán-Berengué, Maria
dc.contributor.author Messaggi-Sartor, Monique, 1984-
dc.contributor.author Mur-Mila, Estanislao
dc.contributor.author Vargas-Puertolas, Laura
dc.contributor.author Pérez, Victor
dc.contributor.author Duarte Oller, Esther
dc.contributor.author Colom, Francesc
dc.date.accessioned 2022-03-01T07:05:29Z
dc.date.available 2022-03-01T07:05:29Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation García-Estela A, Angarita-Osorio N, Alonso S, Polo M, Roldán-Berengué M, Messaggi-Sartor M, Mur-Mila E, Vargas-Puertolas L, Pérez V, Duarte E, Colom F. Improving depressive symptoms through personalised exercise and activation (IDEA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 10;18(12):6306. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18126306
dc.identifier.issn 1661-7827
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/52590
dc.description.abstract Individuals who suffer from depressive symptoms experience a substantial impact on psychosocial functioning, physical health, mortality, and quality of life. In the search for therapeutic strategies, exercise has been found to play a relevant part in its treatment. However, the promotion of exercise entails adherence difficulties that arose out of the tendency towards sedentarism led by symptomatology. Personalised exercise plans on top of usual care have the potential to enhance behavioural changes and mental health. The present study aims at evaluating the changes in functioning deriving from a blended intervention merging a psychological intervention with a personalised exercise programme based on medical assessment. We will conduct a three-arm randomised controlled trial in which 172 participants suffering from mild-moderate depressive symptoms will be allocated to Intervention A (personalised exercise group programme + app with motivational messages), B (personalised exercise group programme + app with no motivational messages) or control group (app with no motivational messages). Data regarding global functioning, well-being, symptoms, physical activity, and exercise capacity will be collected at baseline, 4, 12, and 36 weeks. The results of this trial will provide information about whether this physical activity support programme may be efficient for improving mental and physical health outcomes. Trial registration: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT04857944 (accessed on 15 April 2021). Registered April 2021.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher MDPI
dc.relation.ispartof Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 10;18(12):6306
dc.rights © 2021 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
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dc.title Improving depressive symptoms through personalised exercise and activation (IDEA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
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dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18126306
dc.subject.keyword Blended intervention
dc.subject.keyword Depressive symptoms
dc.subject.keyword Exercise
dc.subject.keyword Personalised medicine
dc.subject.keyword Transdisciplinary
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