Chronic endurance exercise training prevents aging-related cognitive decline in healthy older adults: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Muscari2010ChronicEE,
  title={Chronic endurance exercise training prevents aging-related cognitive decline in healthy older adults: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Antonio Muscari and Claudia Giannoni and Lucia Pierpaoli and A Berzigotti and Pasqualino Maietta and Elia Foschi and Carlo Ravaioli and Guido Poggiopollini and Giampaolo Bianchi and Donatella Magalotti and Claudio Tentoni and Marco Zoli},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={1055-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of endurance exercise training (EET) on the cognitive status of healthy community-dwelling older adults. METHODS A randomized controlled trial was conducted involving community-dwelling older adults from the town of Pianoro (northern Italy). We randomized 120 healthy subjects aged 65-74 years, both genders, to treatment (N = 60) and control (N = 60) groups. The treatment consisted of 12 months of supervised EET in a community gym, 3 h a week. All participants… CONTINUE READING

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