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Registration number
NCT03255499
Ethics application status
Date submitted
11/08/2017
Date registered
21/08/2017
Date last updated
23/04/2019

Titles & IDs
Public title
Efficacy of the MovinCog Intervention in Children
Scientific title
Efficacy of the MovinCog Intervention in Children: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
MC081017
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Learning Disorders 0 0
Learning Disabilities 0 0
Cognitive Change 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Mental Health 0 0 0 0
Learning disabilities

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Behaviour - Exercise
Behaviour - Cognitive
Behaviour - Active control

Experimental: Exercise and cognitive training - This intervention includes a combination of high-intensity exercise (10min/day) and computerized cognitive training (20min/day). The software for the latter has been developed by our group, and includes 8 mini-games targeting different cognitive abilities. Both are developed for the MovinCog intervention. The intervention is personalized, based on individual performance.

Experimental: Exercise - High-intensity training regimen, 10min/day. Developed for the MovinCog intervention.

Experimental: Cognitive training - Computerized cognitive training, 20min/day. Developed for the MovinCog intervention.

Active Comparator: Games - The active control is composed of a blend of board games, computer games, and trivia quizzes. Specific content is personalized based on individual preferences, so as to reflect the flexibility of the experimental arms.


Behaviour: Exercise
Exercise

Behaviour: Cognitive
Cognitive

Behaviour: Active control
Active control, including a blend of computer games, board games, quizzes, trivia

Intervention code [1] 0 0
Behaviour
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
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Change from baseline working memory capacity at 10 weeks - Constructs measured by multiple tasks (bds, corsi, n-back)
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Baseline and 10-week posttest
Primary outcome [2] 0 0
Change from baseline cognitive control at 10 weeks - Constructs measured by multiple tasks (flanker, go/no-go, stroop)
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Baseline and 10-week posttest
Primary outcome [3] 0 0
Change from baseline scholastic aptitude at 10 weeks - Constructs measured by multiple national (New Zealand), standardized tests
Timepoint [3] 0 0
Baseline and 10-week posttest
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Change from baseline resting heart rate at 10 weeks - Measured by monitor
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Baseline and 10-week posttest
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
BDNF polymorphism measured by genetic saliva kit - Effect of BDNF polymorphism on primary outcomes
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Baseline

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Age 7-15
Minimum age
7 Years
Maximum age
15 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Yes
Key exclusion criteria
- Age outside inclusion criteria

- History of seizures, brain trauma

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s

The people assessing the outcomes
Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Not Applicable
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Active, not recruiting
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 0 0
New Zealand
State/province [1] 0 0
Auckland

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
This study aims to test the efficacy of the MovinCog Intervention to enhance cognitive
abilities in children 7-15 yrs. The intervention consists of two parts: a physical exercise
regimen, based on high-intensity training, and a cognitive training component. The design
will contrast the intervention with an active control group, matched for expectancy effects.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT03255499
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
David Moreau
Address 0 0
University of Auckland, New Zealand
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Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications