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

@inproceedings{Shah2014ACO,
  title={A combination of physical activity and computerized brain training improves verbal
memory and increases cerebral glucose metabolism in the elderly},
  author={Trisha Shah and Giuseppe Verdile and Hamid R. Sohrabi and Archie Campbell and E Putland and Christopher Cheetham and Satvinder S. Dhaliwal and Michael Weinborn and Paul Maruff and D. G. Darby and Ralph N. Martins},
  booktitle={Translational Psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
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 activity (PA), computerized cognitive training and/or a combination of both could improve cognition. In this nonrandomized study, 224 healthy community-dwelling older adults (60–85 years) were assigned to 16 weeks home… CONTINUE READING
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