Practical Reviews

Physical Activity Is Not Protective Against Dementia

Background: The concern for dementia in our aging Baby Boomer population is high. Providers tout the health benefits of exercise as being neuroprotective. Objective: To assess the effects of exercise on memory decline and if physical activity changes in the pre-clinical phase of dementia. Design: Prospective cohort study. Methods: Civil servants in London were initially enrolled between the ages of 35 and 55 years and followed up for an average for 27 years. Questionnaire data on p more...
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