physical activity

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

Authors: Falkenreck J, Gerger P, Nelles G, Pai RK, Polidori MC, Schneider S, Spazzafumo L, Stahl W, Stuckenschneider T, Weber B, Weigert H

Journal: Nutrients

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: Ekblom Ö, Firth J, Forsell Y, Hallgren M, Schembri A, Skott M

Journal: Psychological Medicine

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: Caldwell J, Dawson B, Dunican IC, Eastwood PR, Halson SL, Jones MJ, Martin DT, Reale R

Journal: ournal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association

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 […]

The effects of an extensive exercise programme on the progression of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Authors: Devenney KE, Lawlor B, Olde Rikkert MGM, Sanders ML, Schneider S

Journal: BMC Geriatrics

BACKGROUND: Exercise interventions to prevent dementia and delay cognitive decline have gained considerable attention in recent years. Human and animal studies have demonstrated that regular physical activity targets brain function by increasing cognitive reserve. There is […]

A combination of physical activity and computerized brain training improves verbal memory and increases cerebral glucose metabolism in the elderly.

Authors: Campbell A, Cheetham C, Darby D, Dhaliwal S, Martins RN, Maruff P, Putland E, Shah T, Sohrabi H, Verdile G, Weinborn M

Journal: Translational Psychiatry

Physical exercise interventions and cognitive training programs have individually been reported to improve cognition in the healthy elderly population; however, the clinical significance of using a combined approach is currently lacking. This study evaluated whether physical […]

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