Effects of cognitive training with additional physical activity compared to pure cognitive training in healthy older adults

@inproceedings{Rahe2015EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cognitive training with additional physical activity compared to pure cognitive training in healthy older adults},
  author={Julia Rahe and Annette Petrelli and Stephanie Kaesberg and Gereon R. Fink and Josef Kessler and Elke Kalbe},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Cognitive training (CT) has been reported to improve cognition in older adults. Its combination with protective factors such as physical activity (CPT) has rarely been studied, but it has been suggested that CPT might show stronger effects than pure CT. MATERIALS AND METHODS Healthy older adults (aged 50-85 years) were trained with CPT (n=15) or CT (n=15). Interventions were conducted in 90-minute sessions twice weekly for 6.5 weeks. Cognitive functions were assessed before and… CONTINUE READING

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