January 15th, 2010

Exercise also trains the brain

By Kelley Luckstein

We know exercise has a positive effect on the body, but more and more evidence shows that regular exercise may be good for the mind too. The latest information comes by way of two studies released this week in Archives of Neurology that show the possible benefits of physical activity on cognitive function…

 

In a second study, the emphasis was on moderate exercise. Researchers examined data on 1,324 people who were part of the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging who did not have dementia.

 

LA Times, by Jeannine Stein, 1/13/10

Tags: brain, exercise, Neurology, positive benefits

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