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Table 1 Outline of the assessments and timelines of the FABS II.

From: The fitness for the Ageing Brain Study II (FABS II): protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the effect of physical activity on cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer's disease

Assessment Tool Telephone Screen Baseline
(0 weeks)
Post-Intervention
(24 weeks)
12 months
(52 weeks)
Geriatric Depression Scale - 15 item X X X X
Cambridge Contextual Reading Test   X   
Alzheimer's disease Assessment Scale - Cognitive section   X X X
Standardized Mini-Mental State Examination   X X X
Clinical Dementia Rating Scale   X X X
Quality of Life - AD   X X X
Neuropsychiatric Inventory   X X X
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living   X X X
Activities of Daily Living   X X X
Short Form-36 version 2 (SF-36v2)   X X X
Zarit Burden Interview   X X X
Resting blood pressure   X X X
Height, weight, body composition, girths   X X X
Step test   X X X
Sit-to-stand test   X X X
Grip strength   X X X
Timed Up and Go test   X X X
Two-minute walk   X X X
Community Healthy Activities Model Program for Seniors (CHAMPS) questionnaire   X X X
Stages of Change   X X X
Satisfaction with Life   X X X
Self-Efficacy Questionnaire   X X X
DNA sample collection   X   
  1. The × indicates at which point of the trial the respective assessments took place. Follow-up times relate to baseline testing.