Brain and Cognitive Changes After Reasoning or Physical Training in Cognitively Normal Seniors
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00977418|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 11, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hearing Impaired||Behavioral: SMART- Strategic Memory and Reasoning Training Other: Physical Exercise||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Brain & Cognitive Changes After Reasoning or Physical Training in Cognitively Normal Seniors|
|Study Start Date :||June 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2013|
No Intervention: No intervention
Seniors undergo all testing but remain current lifestyle
Groups will undergo either physical or mental training. Physical training is 1 hour aerobic training 3 times per week for 12 weeks. Mental training is 1 hour Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training 3 times per week.
Behavioral: SMART- Strategic Memory and Reasoning Training
Teach people to filter out un necessary or unimportant details to enhance mental efficiency. This training will be done over 12 weeks for 3 hours each week.
Other: Physical Exercise
The group with undergo 1 hour of aerobic exercise (at 50-70 % of the participants max oxygen intake) 3 times a week for 12 weeks.
- Cognitive Scores [ Time Frame: begining (0 weeks), middle (6 weeks) and end (12 weeks) of study ]
- MRI images [ Time Frame: begining (0 weeks), middle (6 weeks) and end (12 weeks) of study ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00977418
|United States, Texas|
|The University of Texas at Dallas|
|Dallas, Texas, United States, 75235|
|Principal Investigator:||Sandra Chapman, Ph.D.||The University of Texas at Dallas|