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Exercise to Improve Cognitive Function in Veterans With MCI

Start: April 23, 2019
End: February 28, 2022
Enrollment: 60

What Is This Study About?

This study will assess the use of a home-based exercise intervention to improve memory in veterans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a precursor to Alzheimer's disease. Participants will be randomly assigned to either home-based exercise or health education. Researchers will compare changes in memory over a six-month time period using memory tests.

Do I Qualify To Participate in This Study?

Minimum Age: 50 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Must have:

  • Amnestic MCI
  • Ability to use a telephone without assistance

Must NOT have:

  • Chest pain
  • History of heart attack in past six months
  • History of ventricular dysrhythmia (a type or irregular heart beat) requiring current therapy

If I Qualify, Who Do I Contact?

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

Study Contact
David W. Sparrow, DSc

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?

VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, MA
Boston, MA 02130
David W Sparrow, DSc

Who Sponsors This Study?

Lead: VA Office of Research and Development

Source: ID: NCT03824639