Exercise for Dementia

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Exercise as a Preventive or Disease-Modifying Treatment of Dementia

A neurologist reports on the newly published article “Physical Exercise as a Preventive or Disease-Modifying Treatment of Dementia and Brain Aging,” Ahlskog et al, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2011. Their meta-analysis found that exercise affects brain health in animal models, and suggest it can modify cognitive outcomes with normal aging and perhaps reduce the risk of neurodegenerative disease like dementia. Physical (as opposed to mental) exercise is recommended. Although the amount and type of exercise has not been completely assessed, patients are being counseled to practice regular vigorous exercise. DOI: 10.4016/33263.01.

Producer: Mayo Clinic, on SciVee Featuring: Eric J. Ahlskog
Format: Flash Date: 31/08/11
Length: 00:10:14  
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Kiume, S. (2011). Exercise for Dementia. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 5, 2015, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2011/09/exercise-for-dementia/

 

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