physical activity

Physical activity and cognition in young-onset Parkinson’s disease

Authors: Karen J Biddiscombe, Ben Ong, Pawel Kalinowski, Kerryn E Pike

Journal: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

Year Published: 2020

Background: A relationship has been observed between physical activity and cognition in older-onset Parkinson’s disease, as well as improvements in cognition after a physical activity intervention. To date, this has not been investigated in young-onset Parkinson’s […]

Omega-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Are They Beneficial for Physical and Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults?

Authors: R Erhardt, B R Cardoso, B J Meyer, S Brownell, S O'Connell, S Mirzaee, R L Duckham, H Macpherson

Journal: The Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging

Year Published: 2021

Background There is equivocal evidence about beneficial properties of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 LCPUFA) for older adults. Objective This study investigated the relationship between circulating ω-3 LCPUFA, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) […]

Associations of Lipophilic Micronutrients with Physical and Cognitive Fitness in Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Authors: Perihan Gerger, Roopa Kalsank Pai, Tim Stuckenschneider, Julia Falkenreck, Hannah Weigert, Wilhelm Stahl, Bernd Weber, Gereon Nelles, Liana Spazzafumo, Stefan Schneider and M. Cristina Polidori

Journal: Nutrients

Year Published: 2019

Age-associated cognitive impairment in general and dementia in particular are a global concern. Preventive lifestyle strategies are highly used but there is a lack of information on the reciprocal relationships between nutrition biomarkers and measures of […]

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 […]

The Effects of the Removal of Electronic Devices for 48 hours on Sleep in Elite Judo Athletes

Authors: Ian C Dunican 1, David T Martin, Shona L Halson, Reid J Reale, Brian T Dawson, John A Caldwell, Maddison J Jones, Peter R Eastwood

Journal: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Year Published: 2017

Objective: This study examined the effects of the removal of electronic devices (i.e., smartphones, etc.) for 48 hours on sleep quality and next-day athletic and cognitive performance in elite Judo athletes. Participants: Over 6 days and […]

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