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Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training in Older Adults

Start: February 1, 2013
End: June 1, 2019
Enrollment: 80

What Is This Study About?

This study will examine the impact of cognitive training and aerobic exercise in sedentary older adults, specifically older adults at risk for mobility disability. Participants will be randomly assigned to either a group that does cognitive training alone or a group that does combined cognitive training and aerobic exercise.

Do I Qualify To Participate in This Study?

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 89 Years

Must have:

  • Right-handed
  • English speaking
  • Sedentary, defined as less than 120 minutes per week of aerobic exercise during the past 3 months

Must NOT have:

  • Dementia (Mini-Mental State Examination score of 24 or less)
  • Severe diabetes requiring insulin
  • Cognitive-executive function deficit (Montreal Cognitive Assessment score of less than 26)

If I Qualify, Who Do I Contact?

Contact study personnel listed either under the general study contact or the location nearest you.


Need Help?

Contact NIA’s Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 800-438-4380 or email ADEAR.

Where Is This Study Located?

Who Sponsors This Study?

Lead: VA Office of Research and Development

Source: ID: NCT02787655