Dr. Ann

Being physically active at any stage of life is beneficial for maintaining a sharp mind, but being physically active during the teen years proved to be the most effective for preventing age-related cognitive decline in this new study.  (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, June 2010) People in their 70’s who regularly engaged in moderate […]

A mammoth study involving 1.2 million Swedish men determined that the better the cardiovascular fitness level at age 18, the better the cognitive function throughout adulthood.  In this study, there was no relationship between muscle strength at age 18 and future intelligence scores. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online, December 2009