Multicomponent Exercise on Executive Function and Balance

Overview

The present study is to examine the effects of a multicomponent exercise on executive function and balance in pre-frail older adults.

Full Title of Study: “Effects of A Multicomponent Exercise on Executive Function and Balance in Pre-frail Older Adults”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Interventional
  • Study Design
    • Allocation: Randomized
    • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
    • Primary Purpose: Prevention
    • Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Study Primary Completion Date: July 31, 2019

Interventions

  • Other: Multicomponent exercise
    • Aerobic exercise: 15~20 mins Resistance exercise: 15 mins Balance exercise: 15~20 mins Flexibility exercise: 10 mins
  • Other: Home-program exercise
    • 60 mins exercise

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Experimental: Multicomponent exercise group
  • Active Comparator: Home-program exercise group

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Trail-Making test
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Executive function
  • Stroop test
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Executive function
  • Digit span test
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Executive function
  • Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Balance
  • Time Up & Go test
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Balance
  • One leg standing test
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Balance

Secondary Measures

  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment
    • Time Frame: Change from Baseline at 12 weeks
    • Global cognition
  • Fried frailty criteria
    • Time Frame: Change from baseline at 12 weeks
    • Frailty reverse

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Ageā‰„ 65 – Pre-frail according to the Fried Physical Frailty Phenotype – Community-dwelling and able to walk independently>6m Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unstable medical condition (ACSM Health Facility Pre-participation Screening Questionnaire) – Neurological conditions(eg, Parkinson's disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis) – MMSE<24 – Visual or color discrimination impairment

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 65 Years

Maximum Age: 100 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • National Yang Ming University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Yea-Ru Yang, Professor – National Yang Ming University

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