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Clinical Trial: Behavioral Intervention for Physical Activity in Multiple Sclerosis

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Type of MS: PPMS|PRMS|RRMS|SPMS
Treatment mode of action: To improve health behaviors
Number of Subjects: 320
Medication: Behavioral Intervention for Physical Activity in Multiple Sclerosis
Location: Alabama|Alaska|Arizona|Arkansas|California|Colorado|Connecticut|Delaware|District of Columbia|Florida|Georgia|Hawaii|Idaho|Illinois|Indiana|Iowa|Kansas|Kentucky|Louisiana|Maine|Maryland|Massachusetts|Michigan|Minnesota|Mississippi|Missouri|Montana|Nebraska|Nevada|New Hampshire|New Jersey|New Mexico|New York|North Carolina|North Dakota|Ohio|Oklahoma|Oregon|Pennsylvania|Rhode Island|South Carolina|South Dakota|Tennessee|Texas|Utah|Vermont|Virginia|Washington|West Virginia|Wisconsin|Wyoming
Institutions: Exercise Neuroscience Research Lab, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Health Professions
  Contact Information
Justin McCroskey
(205) 975-1306
enrl@uabmc.edu

Funding:

National MS Society
 

Description

The Exercise Neuroscience Research Laboratory at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are currently recruiting for a National MS Society funded research study to compare two behavioral interventions on modifying and self-regulating health behaviors in people who have MS. Participants in this study will have access to a dedicated website on health behaviors and MS as well as a personal health coach to walk through the program with them. 
Inclusion criteria:
•    18-64 years of age
•    Diagnosis of MS
•    Relapse free in the past 30 days
•    Ambulatory with or without a cane
•    Inactive; defined as not engaging in regular activity (30 minutes accumulated per day) on more than 2 days of the week during the previous 6 months
•    Low risk for undertaking strenuous or maximal exercise
 

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