Benefits of regular aerobic exercise for executive functioning in healthy populations

@article{Guiney2013BenefitsOR,
  title={Benefits of regular aerobic exercise for executive functioning in healthy populations},
  author={Hayley Martha Guiney and Liana Machado},
  journal={Psychonomic Bulletin \& Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={73-86}
}
Research suggests that regular aerobic exercise has the potential to improve executive functioning, even in healthy populations. The purpose of this review is to elucidate which components of executive functioning benefit from such exercise in healthy populations. In light of the developmental time course of executive functions, we consider separately children, young adults, and older adults. Data to date from studies of aging provide strong evidence of exercise-linked benefits related to task… 
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