Advertisement

Exercise as a Strategy to Treat Cognitive Dysfunction in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis

Sponsored by University of California, Los Angeles

Phase Quota
Phase 1

Many persons with Multiple Sclerosis ( MS) have problems with memory and thinking.Exercise has been shown to improve memory and thinking in persons with diseases such as Alzheimer's. This study will investigate whether a program of aerobic exercise can improve memory and thinking in persons with MS

Study Start Date: July 2010

Estimated Completion Date: July 2014

Specialties: Psychiatry: Neuropsych Sciences,Psychotherapy/analysis Neurology: Demyelinating Disorders,Neurorehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehab:

Interventions

  • Behavioral: exercise
  • Behavioral: stretching

Inclusion criteria

  • Clinical Diagnosis of MS Complaints of cognitive problems Able to ride a recumbent cross trainer

Exclusion criteria

  • Cardiopulmonary or structural disease that would limit ability to participate in exercise training On treatment with chemotherapy or natalizumab Screening score of >50 on PASAT

Study Locations And Contact Information

  • UCalifornia at Los Angeles, Los Angeles California
  • CAl State University at Northridge, Northridge California

Feature this Clinical Trial

Get your trial in front of 1000s of physicians and patients.
Visit ClinicalTrialsLocator.com to find out how you can feature this clinical trial.

Advertisement