Psychology & Psychiatry

Out of shape? Your memory may suffer

Here's another reason to drop that doughnut and hit the treadmill: A new study suggests aerobic fitness affects long-term memory.

Health

Study shows stroke patients can improve walking ability

(Medical Xpress) -- Stroke patients regain walking ability through at-home strength and balance exercise provided by a physical therapist just as well as when they participate in programs that practice the actual task of ...

Neuroscience

Study: Walking backward to get ahead

Walking backward may seem counterintuitive, but to athletes in training, doing so on a treadmill builds strength and agility.

Health

Taking to the treadmill can ease period pain

A treadmill exercise regime can reduce period pain and improve long-term quality of life, according to a new study published in the journal Contemporary Clinical Trials.

Neuroscience

Untangling the where and when of walking in the brain

Imagine walking on two treadmills at the gym, one side moving faster than the other. Would you be able to adapt to this change and come up with a new way of walking, or would you stagger and stumble as your legs falter about, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Treadmill desks don't hinder thinking but can hamper memory

If you've ever tried to recall a recently learned phone number while using a treadmill workstation, you know it can be tough. That's because working memory isn't as efficient when using a treadmill workstation as when sitting ...

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