Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in Middle-Aged and Older Adults: An Analysis of 104,909 People From 20 Countries.

@article{Barreto2016PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in Middle-Aged and Older Adults: An Analysis of 104,909 People From 20 Countries.},
  author={Philipe de Souto Barreto and Julien Delrieu and Sandrine Andrieu and Bruno Vellas and Yves M Rolland},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2016},
  volume={91 11},
  pages={1515-1524}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the associations of physical activity (PA) frequency (both moderate and vigorous intensity) and PA levels with cognitive function. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data of individuals 50 years or older, from 20 European countries (along with Israel), were collected from 2004 to November 2013 in the biannual Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. A total of 104,909 participants were assessed for cognitive function at least once (mean follow-up length, 29.5±35.7 months… CONTINUE READING