Increased physical fitness may offset cognitive deterioration in dementia

Physical fitness is associated with better cognitive performance in older adults with dementia, according to a new study from UCL.


The positive effects were found to be independent of past levels of exercise and illness duration, suggesting it’s never too late to benefit from good levels of physical fitness, even after the onset of dementia.

For the study, published today in Frontiers in Public Health, researchers used a range of different cognitive tests including verbal fl…
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