A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Exercise on Physical, Cognitive and Affective Function in Dementia Subjects
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00497822|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2010 by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 9, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 7, 2010
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.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Dementia||Procedure: Aerobic exercise training||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||64 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|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|
|Study Start Date :||January 2006|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2007|
- 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 ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00497822
|Contact: Doris KY Miu, Dr||(852) 3517 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kwong Wah Hospital||Recruiting|
|Hong Kong, China|
|Sub-Investigator: Ying Fai Mak, Dr|
|Principal Investigator:||Doris KY Miu, Dr||Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Kwong Wah Hospital|