Active Living, Cognitive Functioning, and Aging / Edition 1
  • Active Living, Cognitive Functioning, and Aging / Edition 1
  • Active Living, Cognitive Functioning, and Aging / Edition 1

Active Living, Cognitive Functioning, and Aging / Edition 1

by Leonard Poon, Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Phillip Tomporowski
     
 

In Active Living, Cognitive Functioning, and Aging, internationally known experts present state-of-the-art findings related to exercise and cognitive functioning of older adults. The book’s review of research on pertinent issues in measurement and physiological mechanisms will raise consciousness among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and the

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In Active Living, Cognitive Functioning, and Aging, internationally known experts present state-of-the-art findings related to exercise and cognitive functioning of older adults. The book’s review of research on pertinent issues in measurement and physiological mechanisms will raise consciousness among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and the public about the beneficial effects of an active lifestyle on the mind during the aging process. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736057851
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
01/24/2006
Series:
Aging, Exercise, and Cognition Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
Contributors
Preface

Chapter 1. National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults 50 and Older: Implications for Future Physical Activity and Cognitive Functioning Research
Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko

Chapter 2. Physical Activity, Cognition, and Aging: A Review of Reviews
Phillip D. Tomporowski

Chapter 3. Commonalities in Aging- and Fitness-Related Impact on Cognition
Leonard W. Poon and Carol Ann Harrington

Chapter 4. Effect of Exercise on Cognition in Older Adults: A Reexamination of Proposed Mechanisms
Robert E. Dustman and Andrea White

Chapter 5. Current Findings in Neurobiological Systems' Response to Exercise
Philip V. Holmes

Chapter 6. Measurement of Physical Activity
Rod K. Dishman

Chapter 7. Assessing Physical Performance in Older Adults
M. Elaine Cress

Chapter 8. Sleep, Mood, and Chronic Pain Problems
Patrick J. O'Connor

Chapter 9. Brain Blood Flow and Methodological Considerations
Kevin McCully and Yagesh Bhambhani

Chapter 10. Neuroimaging in an Aging Population: Potential Tools in Cognition, Everyday Functioning, and Exercise Research
L. Stephen Miller

Chapter 11. Issues of Aging, Physical Activity, Cognition, and Putative Mechanisms for a Relationship: A Discussion
Waneen W. Spirduso

References
Index
About the Editors

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