Sitting harms the brain, even if you exercise

Apr 20, 2018 by

A preliminary study has found that adults between ages 45 and 75 who did not have dementia had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe if they spent more time sitting—even with high levels of physical activity....

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High fitness may slash dementia risk for women

Mar 30, 2018 by

A study published in Neurology has found that women who are very physically fit may also have a greatly decreased risk of dementia....

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Fitness wearable primes athletes’ bodies for hyper-learning...

Feb 2, 2018 by

Special tech-wearables can now get their motor cortex “neuroprimed” before a training session to help their brain learn the movement they practiced at an accelerated rate....

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Single season of football can change a kid’s brain

Jan 30, 2018 by

After inserting sensors in the helmets of children and teens playing football, researchers found that practice is where the most head impacts occur. In turn, a single season of football is enough to change a kid’s brain....

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Exercising at own pace boosts a child’s attention and memory...

Jan 10, 2018 by

Researchers have found that students’ ability to learn improved after physical activity that was set at their own pace, as opposed to exhaustive exercise....

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Dancing may help combat brain aging

Oct 28, 2017 by

In a study of adults between ages 63 and 80, researchers found that those who took 90 minutes of dance lessons each week (compared to a group that did 90 minutes of strength-endurance training) saw greater signs of reversing...

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Exercise in childhood may prevent cognitive decline later

Oct 18, 2017 by

A study on rats has found that exercise at a young age may stave off cognitive impairment much later in life by creating a cognitive reserve....

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