Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: attenuation by physical activity.

@article{Dore2008RelationBC,
  title={Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: attenuation by physical activity.},
  author={Gregory A. Dore and M Fern{\'a}ndez El{\'i}as and Michael A. Robbins and Marc M. Budge and Penelope K. Elias},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={341-50}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated a relationship between central adiposity and cognitive function. However, only some of these studies have adjusted for cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease, and none have also adjusted for physical activity level. PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to examine the association between anthropometric measures of central adiposity (waist circumference and waist/hip ratio) and cognitive functioning with adjustment for cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING