Physical activity and cognitive trajectories in cognitively normal adults: the adult children study.

@article{Pizzie2014PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and cognitive trajectories in cognitively normal adults: the adult children study.},
  author={Rachel G. Pizzie and Halley Hindman and Catherine M. Roe and D. Head and E. E. Grant and John C. Morris and Jason Hassenstab},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          50-7
        }
}
Increased physical activity may protect against cognitive decline, the primary symptom of Alzheimer disease. In this study, we examined the relationship between physical activity and trajectories of cognitive functioning over serial assessments. Cognitively normal (Clinical Dementia Rating 0) middle-aged and older adults (N=173; mean age, 60.7 ± 7.8 y) completed a self-report measure of physical activity and a battery of standard neuropsychological tests assessing processing speed, attention… CONTINUE READING
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