Relationship between Exercise Capacity and Brain Size in Mammals

@inproceedings{Raichlen2011RelationshipBE,
  title={Relationship between Exercise Capacity and Brain Size in Mammals},
  author={David A. Raichlen and Adam D Gordon},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND A great deal of experimental research supports strong associations between exercise, cognition, neurogenesis and neuroprotection in mammals. Much of this work has focused on neurogenesis in individual subjects in a limited number of species. However, no study to date has examined the relationship between exercise and neurobiology across a wide range of mammalian taxa. It is possible that exercise and neurobiology are related across evolutionary time. To test this hypothesis, this… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 44 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
21 Citations
80 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 80 references

CRC Handbook of Mammalian Body Masses

  • MB Silva, JA Downing
  • Boca RatonFL: CRC Press
  • 1995
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Brain size, behavioral ecology, and phylogeny

  • JL Gittleman
  • J Mammal
  • 1986
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Relation of gestation time to brain weight for placental mammals: implications for the theory of vertebrate growth

  • GA Sacher, EF Staffeldt
  • American Naturalist
  • 1974
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

A record of the body weight and certain organ and glad weights of 3690 animals

  • G Crile, D Quiring
  • The Ohio Journal of Science
  • 1940
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…