Resistance training slows white matter decay

2 Dec

Last week, I blogged about mylenation, it is mylenation that causes some parts of the brain to have a white color, hence white matter. w

Now, a study finds that resistance training exercise slows the white matter declines in older adults. Here is the account in the New York Times.

One weakness of the study: there was no measure of cognitive performance, so we don’t know if there was a reduction the symptoms of cognitive aging.

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