Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Exercise and Brain Function

Physical exercise appears to protect against neurocognitive decline in the elderly according to this review published December 18, 2013 by the journal Clinical Interventions in Aging. Authors Kirk-Sanchez and McGough state that "Exercise programs that are structured, individualized, higher intensity, longer duration, and multicomponent show promise for preserving cognitive performance in older adults."

SOURCE: PMID: 24379659