This trial looks at whether combining exercise with transcranial direct current stimulation, a type of brain stimulation, can help improve memory in people with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease.
- Mild Cognitive Impairment
- Alzheimer's Disease
1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Change over 2 weeks Baseline to Endpoint
Awards & Highlights
1 Treatment Group
Exercise and tDCS
1 of 1
60 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: Exercise · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
- Liu, Celina S., Nathan Herrmann, Bing Xin Song, Joycelyn Ba, Damien Gallagher, Paul I. Oh, Susan Marzolini, et al.. 2021. “Exercise Priming with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: A Study Protocol for a Randomized, Parallel-design, Sham-controlled Trial in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease”. BMC Geriatrics. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi:10.1186/s12877-021-02636-6.
- Liu CS, Herrmann N, Song BX, Ba J, Gallagher D, Oh PI, Marzolini S, Rajji TK, Charles J, Papneja P, Rapoport MJ, Andreazza AC, Vieira D, Kiss A, Lanctot KL. Exercise priming with transcranial direct current stimulation: a study protocol for a randomized, parallel-design, sham-controlled trial in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. BMC Geriatr. 2021 Dec 4;21(1):677. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02636-6.
- 2018. "Using Exercise and Electrical Brain Stimulation to Improve Memory in Dementia". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03670615.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any remaining openings for participants in this research?
"Clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this trial, first posted on November 28th 2018 and recently updated February 25th 2022, is actively enrolling participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many participants are accepted into this research project?
"Affirmative. The clinicaltrials.gov platform reveals that this research is currently accepting participants, which originated on November 28th 2018 and was last modified on February 25th 2022. 60 people need to be recruited from one medical site." - Anonymous Online Contributor