Physical Activity Interventions in Preventing Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer-Type Dementia

  title={Physical Activity Interventions in Preventing Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer-Type Dementia},
  author={M. Brasure and Priyanka S. Desai and H. Davila and Victoria A. Nelson and Collin Calvert and E. Jutkowitz and M. Butler and H. Fink and E. Ratner and L. Hemmy and J. McCarten and T. Barclay and R. Kane},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • M. Brasure, Priyanka S. Desai, +10 authors R. Kane
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Forty-seven million people worldwide live with dementia (1), and this number is expected to triple by 2050 (2). Despite evidence that the overall incidence of dementia has declined in the United States (3, 4), the number of U.S. adults older than 70 years with dementia or mild cognitive impairment (MCI) increases as our population ages (5, 6). Dementia severely erodes functioning and quality of life, creates burden and stress on families, and leads to institutionalization. Dementia-related… CONTINUE READING
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