A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Exercise on Physical, Cognitive and Affective Function in Dementia Subjects
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Studies have shown conflicting results of the effect of exercise on dementia patients.
The aim of this study is to examine the role of physical activity on the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in older persons.
To promote the benefits of aerobic exercise on dementia patients and encourage exercise prescription in the management of dementia subjects.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
|Official Title:||To Study the Effect of Exercise Training in Term of Aerobic Exercise for 3 Months, on the Physical, Cognitive and Affective Function in Dementia Subjects|
- Physical function measurement using SF-12 [ Time Frame: every 3 months for 1 year ]
- Affective function measurement by Cornell depression score [ Time Frame: every 3 months for 1 year ]
- Cognitive function by MMSE and ADAS-cog [ Time Frame: every 3 months for 1 year ]
- 6 minutes walk, functional reach, Berg balance scale [ Time Frame: every 3 months for 1 year ]
- Carer stress scale [ Time Frame: every 3 months for 1 year ]
- No. of fall/restricted activity days/time spend in exercise or walking [ Time Frame: every 3 months for 1 year ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2006|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2007|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00497822
|Kwong Wah Hospital|
|Hong Kong, China|
|Principal Investigator:||Doris KY Miu, Dr||Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Kwong Wah Hospital|