Physical Exercise and Cognitive Training in Neurology-Application in Aging & Neurodegenerative Disease

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 8:00 am to 8:45 am
ELA Type: Live Well
Topic(s): Aging, Dementia, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neurology, Experiential Learning Area
Director(s): Ergun Uc MD
Description: This talk will cover aging and neurodegenerative diseases. Faculty will review recently-available, large-scale studies on the effects of physical exercise to enhance mobility and cognitive wellness in aged people. Methods and results of landmark studies such as LIFE (physical exercise) and ACTIVE (cognitive training) will be presented, and mechanisms of effect will be reviewed. The neurodegenerative diseases talk component will summarize the literature on physical exercise and cognitive training in dementia and Parkinson's disease.
Completion Message: Participants should understand mechanism underlying benefit from physical exercise and cognitive training, and evaluate/interpret the literature in the fields in relation to aging, dementia, and Parkinson's disease. 
CME Credits: 0.75
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge

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