Neuropsychological Effects of Strengthening Exercise for Older Adults

U

Union College, New York

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 2

Conditions

Cognitive Ability, General

Treatments

Behavioral: strengthening exercise program

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00894205
H2078

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study aims to examine the benefits to thinking processes of a low intensity, strengthening exercise program for older adults.

Full description

The neuropsychological benefits, especially executive function impacts, of four weeks of a low intensity, strengthening exercise program will be examined for community residing older adults.

Enrollment

29 patients

Sex

All

Ages

50+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • independent living
  • older adult
  • interested in strengthening exercise program

Exclusion criteria

must meet Strong Bone's screening criteria or have physician's approval

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

29 participants in 1 patient group

strengthening exercise
Experimental group
Description:
A low intensity strengthening exercise program based on the Tufts University "Strong Bones" program. Utilizes small free weights and chair exercises.
Treatment:
Behavioral: strengthening exercise program

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