Resistance Exercise May Improve Spatial Awareness and Visual Reaction in Older Adults

  title={Resistance Exercise May Improve Spatial Awareness and Visual Reaction in Older Adults},
  author={Maren S Fragala and Kyle S Beyer and Adam R. Jajtner and Jeremy R. Townsend and Gabriel J. Pruna and Carleigh H. Boone and Johnathan D. Bohner and David Hideyoshi Fukuda and Jeffrey R Stout and Jay R. Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
Abstract Fragala, MS, Beyer, KS, Jajtner, AR, Townsend, JR, Pruna, GJ, Boone, CH, Bohner, JD, Fukuda, DH, Stout, JR, and Hoffman, JR. Resistance exercise may improve spatial awareness and visual reaction in older adults. J Strength Cond Res 28(8): 2079–2087, 2014—Aerobic exercise has been shown to counteract age-related neurological decrements that are associated with cognitive and physical impairments. However, the effects of resistance exercise on cognition, reaction, and neurotrophins are… 

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