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Clinical Trial: Home-Based Exercise Program for African Americans with MS (TEAAMS)

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Type of MS: PPMS|PRMS|RRMS|SPMS
Treatment mode of action: To improve symptoms
Number of Subjects: 100
Medication: Home-based exercise program
Location: Alabama|Arkansas|Florida|Georgia|Louisiana|Mississippi|North Carolina|South Carolina|Tennessee
Institutions: University of Illinois Chicago and University of Alabama at Birmingham  Contact Information
Edson Flores
833-727-1887
ENRL@uic.edu

Funding:

Bristol Meyers Squibb

Description

The goal of the TEAAMS study is to examine whether a home-based exercise training program can provide improvements in walking dysfunction, symptoms, and quality of life among Black and African Americans with MS who live in the Southeastern US. Participants will exercise at their convenience in their home or community 3 times per week for 16 weeks. A trained MS exercise coach will provide remote support and encouragement throughout the program. Participants will complete questionnaires online before starting the program, immediately after finishing the program, and 4 months after completing the initial assessments. Participants will be compensated for completing the TEAAMS study.

You may be eligible if you:
  • Have a diagnosis of MS
  • Self-identify as African-American or Black
  • Live in the Southeastern United States
  • Are 18 to 64 years of age
  • Have internet and email access
TEAAMS study website: https://projectteaams.ahs.uic.edu/

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