Last updated on July 2018

Aerobic Dance Training in Small Vessel Disease

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Cerebrovascular disease
  • Age: Between 65 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 65
  2. Community dwelling
  3. Presence of significant SVD, defined by the presence of multiple (2) lacunar infarcts and/or a rating of 2 (i.e. beginning confluence of lesions to diffuse involvement of lesions in periventricular and/or deep white matter) of WML using the Age-related White Matter Changes (ARWMC) Scale on MRI
  4. Presence of good temporal window on at least one side for TCD evaluation
  5. Written informed consent given

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History of stroke
  2. Dementia, determined by a score on Cantonese MMSE less than education adjusted cutoff score for dementia or history of dementia diagnosis
  3. Comorbidity with medical conditions affecting the central nervous system or cerebral white matter
  4. Inadequately controlled psychiatric disorders affecting cognition and mood
  5. Physical or sensory impediments hindering participation in cognitive assessment or exercise training.

Recruitment Status: Open

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