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Effect of Exercise on Sleep and Cognitive Function in People Living with MS

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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.
 
Contact
Catherine Siengsukon PT, PhD, Assistant Professor 
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Department – KU MED
csiengsukon@kumc.edu or 913-588-6913
 

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