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Effect of Acute Exercise on Cognitive Functions

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
The Zinman College for Physical Education and Sport Exercise, Wingate Institute
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First received: November 15, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2010
History: No changes posted
To determine whether acute aerobic exercise versus resistance exercise effects cognitive function among older adults.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cognitive Function in Elderly
Behavioral: Aerobic exercise
Behavioral: Resistance exercise
Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Aerobic exercise Behavioral: Aerobic exercise
Active Comparator: Resistance exercise Behavioral: Resistance exercise
No Intervention: Control


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 identifier: NCT01241851

Contact: Yael Netz, PhD 972-9-8639362

Zinman College, Wingate Institute Not yet recruiting
Netanya, Israel
Contact: Netz   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
The Zinman College for Physical Education and Sport Exercise, Wingate Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof. R. Caraso, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01241851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0093-10-HYMC
Study First Received: November 15, 2010
Last Updated: November 15, 2010 processed this record on April 26, 2017