Designing clinical trials for assessing the effects of cognitive training and physical activity interventions on cognitive outcomes: The Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P) Study, a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Legault2011DesigningCT,
  title={Designing clinical trials for assessing the effects of cognitive training and physical activity interventions on cognitive outcomes: The Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P) Study, a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Claudine Legault and Janine M. Jennings and Jeffrey Alan Katula and Dale Dagenbach and Sarah A. Gaussoin and Kaycee M Sink and Stephen R. Rapp and W. Jack Rejeski and Sally A. Shumaker and Mark A. Espeland},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The efficacy of non-pharmacological intervention approaches such as physical activity, strength, and cognitive training for improving brain health has not been established. Before definitive trials are mounted, important design questions on participation/adherence, training and interventions effects must be answered to more fully inform a full-scale trial. METHODS SHARP-P was a single-blinded randomized controlled pilot trial of a 4-month physical activity training intervention (PA… CONTINUE READING
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