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 recent 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 the LIFE (physical exercise) and ACTIVE (cognitive training) will be presented and mechanisms of effect will be reviewed. The neurodegenerative diseases talk component will summarize individual studies and systematic reviews on the effects physical exercise and cognitive training in dementia and Parkinson's disease.
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CME Credits: 0
Core Competencies: Patient Care

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