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Table 2 Analysis plan and time schedule

From: Comparison of effects between SMR/delta-ratio and beta1/theta-ratio neurofeedback training for older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Activity/month Responsible 1st year 2nd year 3rd year
1 5 9 11 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Project development Main investigators x x x x                  
Ethical Committee approval Main investigators   x                    
Protocol preparation Main investigators x x x x                  
Recruitment Main investigators      x x x x x x            
Informed consent Main investigators      x x x x x x            
Participants selection Main investigators      x x x x x x            
Information meeting with patient Main investigators      x x x x x x            
Randomization Engineer in biostatistics           x            
Neuropsychological assessments Neuropsychologists           x     x    x     
Questionnaire assessments Neuropsychologists           x     x    x     
Electroencephalography recording Technician specialized in EEG           x     x    x     
Neurofeedback training intervention Main investigators           x x x x x        
Data collection Main investigators      x x x x x x     x        
Data analysis Engineers in biostatistics           x     x    x x    
Hypothesis testing Main investigators + engineers in biostatistics               x    x     
Results and conclusion Main investigators               x x x x     
Dissemination of results (publication, conference, presentations) Main investigators           x     x x x x x    
  1. EEG electroencephalography