A randomised controlled trial of physical activity with individual goal-setting and volunteer mentors to overcome sedentary lifestyle in older adults at risk of cognitive decline [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Also known as: A physical activity intervention to overcome sedentary lifestyle for older adults with memory concerns

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Researchers: Prof Nicola Lautenschlager (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Christopher Etherton-Beer A/Pr Kay Cox Dr Elizabeth Cyarto Dr Helman Alfonso
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Brief description Thirteen percent of all cases with Alzheimer’s Disease are potentially due to a lack of physical activity. This study investigates whether a 6-month physical activity program can significantly increase physical activity levels in older adults who are concerned about their memory and who are not physical active. New about this trial is that participants can choose their own goals they want to reach and the additional involvement of physical active volunteers who will support the participants.

Funding Amount $AUD 506,405.03

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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