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Effect of Acute Exercise on Cognitive Functions

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01241851
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 16, 2010
The Zinman College for Physical Education and Sport Exercise, Wingate Institute
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
To determine whether acute aerobic exercise versus resistance exercise effects cognitive function among older adults.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cognitive Function in Elderly Behavioral: Aerobic exercise Behavioral: Resistance exercise Early Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : January 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Aerobic exercise Behavioral: Aerobic exercise
Active Comparator: Resistance exercise Behavioral: Resistance exercise
No Intervention: Control

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Level of executive function [ Time Frame: One month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Exercise at least 2 times a week Able to sign informed consent Able to perform ergometric exam Above 40 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Smoking
  • Suffering psychiatric or neurologic illness
  • No medication for chronic illness that could effect cognitive function
  • Problems with cognitive functioning after head trauma
  • Long-term hospitalization within the past 3 months
  • Inability to use computer because of vision or motor problems
  • Pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01241851

Contact: Yael Netz, PhD 972-9-8639362 neyael@wincol.ac.il

Zinman College, Wingate Institute Not yet recruiting
Netanya, Israel
Contact: Netz       neyael@wincol.ac.il   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
The Zinman College for Physical Education and Sport Exercise, Wingate Institute

Responsible Party: Prof. R. Caraso, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01241851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0093-10-HYMC
First Posted: November 16, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010