Brain or muscles, what do we lose first?

From the age of 50, there is a decline not just in physical activity but also in cognitive abilities since the two are correlated. But which of them influences the other? Researchers used a database of over 100,000 people aged 50-90 whose physical and cognitive abilities were measured every two years for 12 years. The findings show that cognitive abilities ward off inactivity much more than physical activity prevents the decline in cognitive abilities. From Science Daily.

More from author

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related posts

Latest posts

Why We Crave New Experiences and How to Get Them During the Coronavirus

Our brains are hard-wired to enjoy new things. It’s part of our natural learning process. But the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the...

5 Daily Rituals to Reduce Stress In Your ADHD Household Right Now

Reducing stress and fostering a positive environment in your household must come first. Follow these steps to learn how to keep stress levels...

As Farmers Face Growing Stress, How to Navigate Mental Health Concerns

“Farmers, even in best times, have a very high rate of suicide,” said Deborah Reed, with the University of Kentucky, during the Farm Journal...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!