Condition category
Nutritional, Metabolic, Endocrine
Date applied
28/04/2005
Date assigned
15/06/2005
Last edited
19/03/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr John J Reilly

ORCID ID

Contact details

Reader in Paediatric Energy Metabolism
University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine
1st Floor Tower Block QMH
Yorkhill Hospitals
Glasgow
G3 8SJ
United Kingdom
jjr2y@clinmed.gla.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

SCOTT

Study hypothesis

To test whether a novel (intensive and behavioural) dietetic intervention for childhood obesity was more successful than standard care.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Obesity

Intervention

Intervention:
Intensive behavioural approach to treatment (eight appointments over six months; 5 - 6 hours patient/family contact time).

Control:
Standard dietetic care (1 - 1.5 hours patient/family contact time over six months).

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Body mass index (BMI) standard deviation score.

Outcomes measured at baseline, +6 months after start of intervention and +12 months after start of intervention.

Secondary outcome measures

1. Objectively measured habitual physical activity and sedentary behaviour (accelerometry)
2. Waist circumference standard deviation score
3. Quality of life

Outcomes measured at baseline, +6 months after start of intervention and +12 months after start of intervention.

Overall trial start date

01/02/2003

Overall trial end date

01/02/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Obese (body mass index [BMI] greater than 98th percentile) children of primary school age (5 - 11 years at baseline), referred for treatment for their obesity.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

134

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Non obese
2. Family apparently not willing to attempt lifestyle changes
3. Having special educational needs
4. Receiving treatment for obesity elsewhere

Recruitment start date

01/02/2003

Recruitment end date

01/02/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Reader in Paediatric Energy Metabolism
Glasgow
G3 8SJ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Yorkhill Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Sponsor details

Yorkhill
Glasgow
G3 8SJ
United Kingdom
Morlet.Meinertz@yorkhill.scot.nhs.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/content/

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Executive Health Department (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18310175

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Hughes AR, Stewart L, Chapple J, McColl JH, Donaldson MD, Kelnar CJ, Zabihollah M, Ahmed F, Reilly JJ, Randomized, controlled trial of a best-practice individualized behavioral program for treatment of childhood overweight: Scottish Childhood Overweight Treatment Trial (SCOTT)., Pediatrics, 2008, 121, 3, e539-46, doi: 10.1542/peds.2007-1786.

Additional files

Editorial Notes