Graded Intensity Aerobic Exercise to Improve Cerebrovascular Function and Performance in Aged Veterans
Joe R Nocera
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April 2019 -
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To address the growing healthcare challenges of an aging Veteran population it is critical to understand effective rehabilitation techniques that mitigate age-related co-morbidity and improve quality of life. To date, exercise is one of a few proven interventions that attenuates age-related declines in brain health and function. A consistent but unexplained finding in many of these studies is a change in the cortical activation pattern during task, assessed using blood-oxygen-level dependent (BO...