Does Physical Activity Influence Semantic Memory Activation in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment?

Citation data:

Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging

Publication Year:
2011
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Repository URL:
https://epublications.marquette.edu/psych_fac/19; https://epublications.marquette.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1018&context=psych_fac
Author(s):
Smith, J. Carson; Nielson, Kristy A.; Woodard, John L.; Seidenberg, Michael; Verber, Matthew D.; Durgerian, Sally; Antuono, Piero; Butts, Alissa M.; Hantke, Nathan C.; Lancaster, Melissa A.; Rao, Stephen M. Show More Hide
Publisher(s):
Elsevier; e-Publications@Marquette
Tags:
Exercise; Alzheimer's Disease; Cognition; Psychology
article description
The effect of physical activity (PA) on functional brain activation for semantic memory in amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) was examined using event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging during fame discrimination. Significantly greater semantic memory activation occurred in the left caudate of High- versus Low-PA patients, (P=0.03), suggesting PA may enhance memory-related caudate activation in aMCI.