Research and Funding

Funding Opportunities

Limited Competition: Continuation of the National Institute on Aging Multicenter Clinical Trial The LIFE Study (U01)

Funding Number: PAR-13-001
Funding Type:
Release Date: October 5, 2012
Expiration Date: April 27, 2013
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-001.html
This limited competition FOA is to continue The LIFE Study. The LIFE Study was designed to determine whether a long-term structured physical activity (PA) program, as compared with a successful aging (SA) health education program, reduces the risk of major mobility disability, defined as incapacity to walk 400 meters. The LIFE Study extension will determine effects of a long-term structured PA program on other important for older adults diseases and conditions, including mild cognitive impairment, dementia, cardiovascular disease, persistent major mobility disability, and other.