Aerobic Fitness Correlates with Better Memory in Later Life

04-Apr-2018
KEY POINTS FROM ARTICLE:

Brain is reliant on the vascular system in many ways.
Reduction in capillary formation reduces supply of nutrients & oxygen.
Raised blood pressure pummels delicate tissue structures in the brain.
Most people's activity below that required to age at slowest possible rate.
Age-related differences in high-interference memory observed across the lifespan.
Differences in general recognition were not observed until after 60 years of age.
Older adults with higher aerobic fitness had better high-interference memory.

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