Acute endurance exercise modulates growth differentiation factor 11 in cerebrospinal fluid of healthy young adults

Authors: Martin Schön, Karin Marček Malenovská, Michal Nemec, Nikoleta Alchus Laiferová, Igor Straka, Zuzana Košutzká, Peter Matejička, Peter Valkovič, Jozef Ukropec, Barbara Ukropcová

Journal: Frontiers in Endocrinology

Year Published: 2023

Objective Strong evidence supports the benefits of exercise for healthy ageing, including reduced risk of neurodegenerative diseases. Recent studies suggested interorgan crosstalk as a key element of systemic adaptive response, however, the role of specific molecules […]

Effects of a 6-Month Multifaceted Diet and Exercise Intervention on Cognition in Older Adults at Risk of Cognitive Decline: The PONDER Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial

Authors: Helen Macpherson, Sarah Brownell, Elizabeth Harris, Rachel L Duckham, Stella O'Connell, Barbara J Meyer, Sam Mirzaee, Robin M Daly

Journal: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Year Published: 2022

Background: Multidomain interventions which incorporate exercise and dietary supplementation to target both cognitive and physical health domains may be an important approach to delay cognitive decline. Objective: The Protein Omega-3 aNd vitamin D Exercise Research (PONDER) […]

Explaining Upper or Lower Extremity Crossover Effects of Visuomotor Choice Reaction Time Training

Authors: Tobias Engeroff, Florian Giesche, Daniel Niederer, Sina Gerten, Jan Wilke, Lutz Vogt, Winfried Banzer

Journal: Perceptual and Motor Skills

Year Published: 2019

Current evidence indicates a strong relation between improved visuomotor choice reaction time (VMRT) and a reduced risk of lower extremity injury, making both lower- and upper extremity VMRT training paradigms valuable to athletes. This investigation studied […]

Distinct effects of acute exercise and breaks in sitting on working memory and executive function in older adults: a three-arm, randomised cross-over trial to evaluate the effects of exercise with and without breaks in sitting on cognition

Authors: Michael J Wheeler, Daniel J Green, Kathryn A Ellis, Ester Cerin, Ilkka Heinonen, Louise H Naylor, Robyn Larsen, Patrik Wennberg, Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, Jaye Lewis, Nina Eikelis, Nicola T Lautenschlager, Bronwyn A Kingwell, Gavin Lambert, Neville Owen, David W Dunstan

Journal: British Journal of Sports Medicine

Year Published: 2019

Background: Sedentary behaviour is associated with impaired cognition, whereas exercise can acutely improve cognition. Objective: We compared the effects of a morning bout of moderate-intensity exercise, with and without subsequent light-intensity walking breaks from sitting, on […]

Exercise effects on cognitive functioning in young adults with first-episode psychosis: FitForLife

Authors: Mats Hallgren, Maria Skott, Örjan Ekblom, Joseph Firth, Adrian Schembri, Yvonne Forsell

Journal: Psychological Medicine

Year Published: 2019

Background Exercise has mood-enhancing effects and can improve cognitive functioning, but the effects in first-episode psychosis (FEP) remain understudied. We examined the feasibility and cognitive effects of exercise in FEP. Method Multi-center, open-label intervention study. Ninety-one […]

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