Structural and functional brain changes related to different types of physical activity across the life span.

@article{VoelckerRehage2013StructuralAF,
  title={Structural and functional brain changes related to different types of physical activity across the life span.},
  author={Claudia Voelcker-Rehage and Claudia Niemann},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 9 Pt B},
  pages={2268-95}
}
Physical activity has been shown to improve cognitive functioning. Research has largely focused on cognitive facilitation by cardiovascular exercise in older adults. Only few studies have investigated younger age groups or other types of physical activity. In this paper we review and summarize common results found in recent studies of metabolic (i.e. cardiovascular and resistance) and coordinative exercise. Findings from human motor learning are utilized to complement results on coordinative… CONTINUE READING
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