Physical Exercise: Biological and Psychological Benefits

Jul 14 1:31pm | Maria Pimentel, Public Health Intern | @pimentelmaria

An article from 2018 by Frontiers in Psychology discusses how there is a lot of evidence showing that physical activity alters not only the brains structure but also its function in a positive way. The article Effects on Physical Exercise on Cognitive Functioning and Wellbeing: Biological and Psychological Benefits talks about how physical exercise "is a strong gene modulator that induces structural and functional changes in the brain, determining enormous benefit on both cognitive functioning and wellbeing".

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Reference

Mandolesi, L., Polverino, A., Montuori, S., Foti, F., Ferraioli, G., Sorrentino, P., & Sorrentino, G. (2018). Effects on Physical Exercise on Cognitive Functioning and Wellbeing: Biological and Psychological Benefits. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00509.

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