Aerobic exercise to improve cognitive function in older people without known cognitive impairment.

  title={Aerobic exercise to improve cognitive function in older people without known cognitive impairment.},
  author={Jeremy C Young and Maaike Angevaren and J. M. Rusted and Naji Tabet},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND There is increasing evidence that physical activity supports healthy ageing. Exercise is helpful for cardiovascular, respiratory and musculoskeletal systems, among others. Aerobic activity, in particular, improves cardiovascular fitness and, based on recently reported findings, may also have beneficial effects on cognition among older people. OBJECTIVES To assess the effect of aerobic physical activity, aimed at improving cardiorespiratory fitness, on cognitive function in older… CONTINUE READING
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