Cardiorespiratory fitness mitigates brain atrophy and cognitive decline in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Dougherty, R., E. Jonaitis, J. Gaitán, S. Lose, B. Mergen, S. Johnson, O. Okonkwo, and D. Cook. “Cardiorespiratory Fitness Mitigates Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline in Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.”. Alzheimer’s & Dementia (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Vol. 13, no. 1, 2021, p. e12212.

Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) may mitigate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progression. This study examined the longitudinal associations of CRF with brain atrophy and cognitive decline in a late-middle-aged cohort of adults at risk for AD.

DOI: 10.1002/dad2.12212

PubMed: 34268447