Playing football in high school changes the brain

Dec 12, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that just a single season of high school football appears to be enough to cause microscopic changes in the brain’s structure....

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How much should seniors exercise to improve brain function?

Jul 14, 2018 by

Exercise has long been tied to improved brain function in seniors, but there’s new evidence that low-intensity exercise such as walking has the same benefits as high-intensity exercises, as long as it’s done for at least 52 hours total...

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Micro concussions may alter football players’ brains

Apr 28, 2018 by

Increasing evidence supports the idea that brains with subconcussive impacts, also known as “micro concussions,” have measurable differences compared to brains that have received no micro concussions....

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Father’s fitness may boost kids’ brain power

Apr 26, 2018 by

Exposing mice to a stimulating environment with lots of exercise increased their learning ability, and also the learning ability of their offspring....

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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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