Fitter oldies have better memory

Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014

Older adults who have good cardiorespiratory fitness have better executive function and memory compared to their less fit counterparts a study in the Journals of Gerontology reports. According to the authors from Boston University the finding is appealing for a variety of reasons, including that aerobic activities like walking and dancing are inexpensive, accessible and could potentially improve quality of life by delaying cognitive decline and prolonging independent function.

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