Med Sci Sports Exerc 2021 Mar 25. Epub 2021 Mar 25.
Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Maryland Neuroimaging Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
Introduction: The hippocampus experiences structural and functional decline with age and is a critical region for memory and many cognitive processes. Exercise is beneficial for the aging brain and shows preferential benefits for hippocampal volume, activation, and memory-related cognitive processes. However, research thus far has primarily focused on the effects of exercise on long-term volumetric changes in the hippocampus using structural MRI. Read More