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The effects of an aerobic training intervention on cognition, grey matter volumes and white matter microstructure

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While there is strong evidence from observational studies that physical activity is associated with reduced risk of cognitive decline and dementia, the extent to which aerobic training interventions impact on cognitive health and brain structure remains subject to debate. In a pilot study of 46 healthy older adults (66.6 years ± 5.2 years, 63% female), we compared the effects of a twelve-week aerobic training programme to a waitlist control condition on cardiorespiratory fitness, cogniti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.physbeh.2020.112923

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1840-0451
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Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9181-9297
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Physiology and Behavior Journal website
Volume:
223
Issue:
1 September 2020
Article number:
112923
Publication date:
2020-05-29
Acceptance date:
2020-04-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-507X
ISSN:
0031-9384
Pmid:
32474233
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1108925
Local pid:
pubs:1108925
Deposit date:
2020-07-15

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