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Exercise to Improve Cognitive Function in Veterans with MCI

Recruiting

This study will assess the feasibility of a home-based exercise intervention to improve memory in veterans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a precursor to Alzheimer's disease.

Minimum Age Maximum Age Gender Healthy Volunteers
50 Years N/A All No
April 23, 2019
March 31, 2021
60

  • Amnestic MCI
  • Ability to use a telephone without assistance

  • Chest pain
  • History of heart attack in past 6 months
  • History of ventricular dysrhythmia (a type or irregular heart beat) requiring current therapy

Participants will be randomly assigned to either home-based exercise or health education. Researchers will compare changes in memory over a 6-month time period.

Name City State Zip Status Primary Contact
VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, MA
Boston Massachusetts 02130 Recruiting David W Sparrow, DSc
(857) 364-6400
David.Sparrow@va.gov

VA Office of Research and Development

Name Role Affiliation
David W. Sparrow, DSc Principal Investigator VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, MA

Name Phone Email
David W. Sparrow, DSc 857-364-6400 David.Sparrow@va.gov

NCT03824639

Exercise Training to Improve Cognitive Function