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NCT01944761 : The Neuro-protective Effects of Exercise in Children With Brain Tumors
AgesMin: 9 Years Max: 14 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

- Survivors will be included if they are between 9 and 14 years of age. - -
Survivors will be included if they either declare English as their native language or
have had at least two years of schooling in English at the time of their first

- Survivors must have been diagnosed with a hemispheric or posterior fossa tumor and
been treated with cranial spinal or focal radiation.

- No more than 7 years may have elapsed between diagnosis and time of study.

- Survivors with a shunt will be included in the study, but will need to be identified
prior to study on-set to discuss any specific considerations for imaging and physical

Exclusion Criteria:

- have a prior history of traumatic brain injury, neurological disorder, visual or
sensory impairment, cerebral palsy, developmental delay or learning disability

- are younger than 9 years (the delivery of an intervention program to young children
carries challenges that make it difficult to include in an initial feasibility grant)
or older than 14 years

- require sedation for MRI imaging

- severe neurological/motor dysfunction that would preclude safe participation in an
exercise program.
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