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Exercise for brain health

Exercise for brain health

In this video, Aine explores the interaction between physical activity and the brain, and describes how exercise can be beneficial for patients with dementia, depression, schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease.

Having watched the video, answer the following questions in the comment section below:

  • How might exercise result in specific enhancements to brain health?
  • What are the possible barriers to exercise for patients with different mental health conditions?
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Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

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