Psychology & Psychiatry

How physical exercise prevents dementia

Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have explored in one of the first studies ...

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Diet-exercise combo best for obese seniors

For obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty than either alone.

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Physical activity, school performance may be linked: study

A systematic review of previous studies suggests that there may be a positive relationship between physical activity and the academic performance of children, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics ...

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Higher intelligence score means better physical performance

New research reveals a distinct association between male intelligence in early adulthood and their subsequent midlife physical performance. The higher intelligence score, the better physical performance, the study reveals. ...

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Want to get fit without hitting the gym? Follow these tips

Here are five gym-free workout tips to help you build a fitter physique, with insight from Rui Li, an associate clinical professor in the Department of Health Sciences who studies training strategies for fitness and sport ...

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