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Exercise and Cognitive Training in Parkinson's Disease

2014-08-27 03:12:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study looks at whether treadmill exercise and memory training on a computer can improve memory in Parkinson's Disease

Description

Executive memory loss is common in Parkinson's Disease (PD). There is no known treatment for it. This study looks at whether executive memory function is improved in PD by either treadmill aerobic training, computerized memory training, or a combination of both.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Parkinson's Disease

Intervention

treadmill training, computerized memory training

Location

VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21201

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Department of Veterans Affairs

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:25-0400

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