Exercise is beneficial for patients with Alzheimer's disease: a call for action.

@article{Lucia2011ExerciseIB,
  title={Exercise is beneficial for patients with Alzheimer's disease: a call for action.},
  author={Alejandro Lucia and Jonatan R. Ruiz},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={468-9}
}
468 Br J Sports Med May 2011 Vol 45 No 6 and enhanced the rate of learning.9 PA augmented brain plasticity10 by facilitating regenerative, adaptative and protective processes through the mediation of neurotrophic factors.7 In addition, aerobic exercise stimulated gene expression of nerve growth factors that are important for neurogenesis and production and function of neurotransmitters, especially in the hippocampal region, where AD pathology is severe.8 In the brain of an AD transgenic mouse… CONTINUE READING

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