The Mid America Chapter has partnered with the University of Kansas Medical Center (KU MED) to pursue a research study about the effect of exercise on sleep and cognitive function in people living with multiple sclerosis. The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of a 3-month aerobic exercise program on cognitive function and sleep quality in individuals with MS.
Criteria for Participation:
Must be 18-80 years old
Have no untreated sleep disorders
Have been diagnosed with relapsing remitting or secondary progressive ms.
*You cannot participate in the study if you have experienced a relapse and/or corticosteroid use within four weeks.
Participants will be reimbursed $250 and the HE group will be reimbursed $150 to aid in recruitment efforts, help with retention, and to cover travel costs.
Catherine Siengsukon PT, PhD, Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Department – KU MED