Accession Number:

ADA614412

Title:

A Combined Training Program for Veterans with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 27 Sep 2013-26 Sep 2014

Corporate Author:

VETERANS AFFAIRS PALO ALTO HEALTH CARE SYSTEM CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of an exercise training augmentation for cognitive training intervention to improve memory performance in older Veterans with a diagnosis of amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment aMCI. The investigators hope to learn if a combination of aerobic and resistance exercise program will augment an already established efficacious treatment for persons with aMCI. Currently, the study has successfully obtained continuing review approval from Stanford University s IRB, VA Palo Alto s Research and Development Committee, and approval from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command USAMRMC, Office of Research Protections ORP, Human Research Protection Office HRPO. The study has successfully randomized five participants, all of whom are currently in the exercise phase of the study. The data collection phase of the study has also begun with the randomization of participants. As the study is currently ongoing and in the data collection phase, we do not have results to report.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE