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Protocol summary

Study aim
The purpose of this study is" Designing an educational program based on theory and its impact on healthy spine- related behavior in female fifth grade elementary school in capital Tehran`s region 22".
Design
The study population included 102 public elementary schools fifth grade girls, Tehran 22nd District, has inclusion criteria,with the pre and post-test in the academic year 97-98. At first, two similar schools were selected and are randomly assigned to control and test group. Then in each school, two classes are randomly selected and in each group, 51 eligible people are enrolled in the study.
Settings and conduct
Before intervention, a localized questionnaire based on the four constructs of social cognitive theory (behavioral capability, self-efficacy, beliefs and behavior), validity and reliability of which were previously measured, will be completed by the two groups.After performing 6 educational intervention sessions in the test group,Immediately, three and six months after the intervention, the questionnaire will again be filled in by the two groups.The effects of the intervention are compared with control group.
Participants/Inclusion and exclusion criteria
Inclusion Criteria: Fifth grade female student; parental written consent for student participation in the study; informed consent and voluntary; participation of the student in the study; ability to attend training sessions; no training in this area. Exclusion Criteria: having pain or disorder in the student's spine; disapproval of student's spine health by physiotherapist.
Intervention groups
Intervention group: Includes 51 people who receive instructional education based on 4 construct of social cognitive theory. The control group also includes 51 people who will not receive any intervention.
Main outcome variables
Healthy spine-related behavior

General information

Reason for update
Acronym
IRCT registration information
IRCT registration number: IRCT20180528039885N1
Registration date: 2018-10-30, 1397/08/08
Registration timing: registered_while_recruiting

Last update: 2019-06-17, 1398/03/27
Update count: 1
Registration date
2018-10-30, 1397/08/08
Registrant information
Name
Zahra Akbari chehrehbargh
Name of organization / entity
Tarbiat Modares University
Country
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone
+98 21 4602 3277
Email address
z-akbari@modares.ac.ir
Recruitment status
Recruitment complete
Funding source
Expected recruitment start date
2018-09-22, 1397/06/31
Expected recruitment end date
2019-09-21, 1398/06/30
Actual recruitment start date
empty
Actual recruitment end date
empty
Trial completion date
empty
Scientific title
Evaluating the effect of a theory-based educational program on healthy spine-related behavior among female fifth grade elementary school - Randomized Community Trial
Public title
Effectiveness of a theory-based educational program on healthy spine-related behavior
Purpose
Prevention
Inclusion/Exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria:
Female fifth grade elementary school Parents informed consent Student informed consent and voluntary participation Ability to attend training sessions No training in this area
Exclusion criteria:
Receive back pain prevention programs before or outside of this study Any reports of pain or disorder in the student's spine by him or her, parents or school officials Report of student's spine unhealthy by physiotherapist
Age
From 11 years old to 11 years old
Gender
Female
Phase
N/A
Groups that have been masked
No information
Sample size
Target sample size: 102
Randomization (investigator's opinion)
Randomized
Randomization description
Because the trial is done on the group and the community ,in the first stage of the sampling process, a list of schools in the study location was prepared which included nine schools in the study location. As the second step, two schools of 9 schools -which is similar In terms of social class and the number of students in the class- are randomly assigned to the intervention and control groups using the simple random sampling technique . As the final step, two classes of fifth grade in each school - 51 students regarding the inclusion and exclusion criteria - are randomly selected to enter the study .
Blinding (investigator's opinion)
Not blinded
Blinding description
Placebo
Not used
Assignment
Parallel
Other design features

Secondary Ids

empty

Ethics committees

1

Ethics committee
Name of ethics committee
Ethics Committee in Tarbiat Modarres University
Street address
Tarbiat Modarres University, Jalal Ahmad Highway,
City
Tehran
Province
Tehran
Postal code
111-14115
Approval date
2018-03-17, 1396/12/26
Ethics committee reference number
IR.TMU.REC.1396.727

Health conditions studied

1

Description of health condition studied
back pain
ICD-10 code
M54.5
ICD-10 code description
Low back pain

Primary outcomes

1

Description
Healthy spine-related behavior
Timepoint
before, Immediate, three and six months after the intervention
Method of measurement
Using a questionnaire

Secondary outcomes

1

Description
Knowledge, Skill, Self-efficacy and Belief.
Timepoint
before, Immediate, three and six months after the intervention
Method of measurement
Using a performance checklist

Intervention groups

1

Description
Intervention group: Includes 51 people who receive 6 sessions of instructional education program based on social cognitive theory. Two strategies( 3 sessions) are used to increase the behavioral capability(knowledge and skills):- Provide required knowledge to conduct recommended behavior using lecture, slide show and brain storm 2- Teaching essential skills for accepting the behavior and keeping it using the direct and vicarious experience and demonstration- re demonstration method In order to increase self-efficacy are used (2 sessions) , methods of mastering the practice, observing others' performance, receiving suggestions from others, and confronting emotions arising from thoughts of change . To enhance the fear-avoidance beliefs (1 sessions) are used the methods of discussing about benefit, brainstorm , and role playing .
Category
Prevention

2

Description
Control group: Includes 51 people (two classes) who are in the same school as the intervention group and do not receive any training.
Category
N/A

Recruitment centers

1

Recruitment center
Name of recruitment center
Elementary School Girls in District 22 of Tehran
Full name of responsible person
District Education Management 5
Street address
District Education Department,Ferdowsi Avenue, Shahid Sattari Highway,
City
Tehran
Province
Tehran
Postal code
111-14115
Phone
+98 21 4407 2006
Fax
+98 21 4408 9140
Email
z-akbari@modares.ac.ir
Web page address
https://www.TEHRANEDUS.ir

Sponsors / Funding sources

1

Sponsor
Name of organization / entity
Research Deputy of Tarbiat Modares University
Full name of responsible person
Ali Jafarian Dehkordi
Street address
Tarbiat Modarres University,Jalal Al-Ahmad Pol Nasr,
City
Tehran
Province
Tehran
Postal code
111-14115
Phone
+98 21 8801 1001
Fax
+98 21 8800 5035
Email
Res@modares.ac.ir
Web page address
http://www.modares.ac.ir
Grant name
Grant code / Reference number
Is the source of funding the same sponsor organization/entity?
Yes
Title of funding source
Research Deputy of Tarbiat Modares University
Proportion provided by this source
100
Public or private sector
Public
Domestic or foreign origin
Domestic
Category of foreign source of funding
empty
Country of origin
Type of organization providing the funding
Academic

Person responsible for general inquiries

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Department of Health Education,Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University ،
Full name of responsible person
Sediqh al-Sadat Tawafian
Position
Professor of Health Education & Promotion
Latest degree
Ph.D.
Other areas of specialty/work
Health Promotion
Street address
Department of Health Education, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University,Jalal Al Ahmad, Paul Nasr
City
Tehran
Province
Tehran
Postal code
111-14115
Phone
+98 21 8288 3590
Fax
+98 21 8288 4555
Email
tavafian@modares.ac.ir

Person responsible for scientific inquiries

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Department of Health Education, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University
Full name of responsible person
Sediqh al-Sadat Tawafian
Position
Professor of Health Education & promotion
Latest degree
Ph.D.
Other areas of specialty/work
Health Promotion
Street address
Department of Health Education ,School of Medical Sciences,Tarbiat Modares University, Jalal Allahmad, Paul Nasr
City
Tehran
Province
Tehran
Postal code
111-14115
Phone
+98 21 8288 3590
Fax
+98 21 8288 4555
Email
tavafian@modares.ac.ir

Person responsible for updating data

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Department of Health Education, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University
Full name of responsible person
Zahra Akbari Chehrehbargh
Position
PhD student
Latest degree
Master
Other areas of specialty/work
Health Promotion
Street address
Department of Health Education, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Jalal Allahmad, Paul Nasr
City
Tehran
Province
Tehran
Postal code
111-14115
Phone
+98 21 4602 3277
Fax
+98 21 8288 4555
Email
z-akbari@modares.ac.ir

Sharing plan

Deidentified Individual Participant Data Set (IPD)
Yes - There is a plan to make this available
Study Protocol
Undecided - It is not yet known if there will be a plan to make this available
Statistical Analysis Plan
Undecided - It is not yet known if there will be a plan to make this available
Informed Consent Form
Undecided - It is not yet known if there will be a plan to make this available
Clinical Study Report
Not applicable
Analytic Code
Not applicable
Data Dictionary
Not applicable
Title and more details about the data/document
When the data will become available and for how long
31/ 09/2020
To whom data/document is available
The person who evaluates the outcome - Analytic person - Journal Reviewer - executor of plan
Under which criteria data/document could be used
To evaluate the outcome, data analysis and validation of data - Under the conditions of the triple-blind
From where data/document is obtainable
executor of plan
What processes are involved for a request to access data/document
It is requested by e-mail to the project implementer with the address: tavafian@modares.ac.ir
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