Osher Research Director, Dr. Peter Wayne, was recently co-featured in IEEE Pulse, along with peers, Drs. Brad Manor and Jeff Hausdorff, previous speakers at the Osher Research Seminar Series.
The article explores research regarding different modes of exercise for older adults, and the contributing intersection of research pursued by Drs. Manor, Hausdorff and Wayne.
muscle strength and conditioning are important for balance, cognitive function may be just as important. Balance is physical and requires strong muscles and bones as well as good reflexes, but it also requires a healthy brain to coordinate all those movements. Motion and cognition, as it turns out, are deeply intertwined physiologically.
source: IEEE Pusle