The Effects of Exercise on Memory

Traversie, Paige (2015) The Effects of Exercise on Memory. [Abstract]

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Research concludes that exercise helps prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and has shown to benefit mental health. Previous literature suggests that exercise positively effects memory. The present research investigates the effects of exercise on memory recall in college students. Participants (N=32) either exercised or drew a picture. Memory was then assessed in a reading recall test. Results showed no effect of exercise on memory. Gender differences were present. Male’s memory recall was higher than female recall. This research suggests further investigation regarding the relationship of exercise and memory.

Item Type: Abstract
Created by Student or Faculty: Student
Uncontrolled Keywords: Memory, Exercise, Young Adults, Hours Spent Exercising a Week, Gender, Age
Subjects: Undergrad Research Symposium > Public Health
Undergrad Research Symposium
Undergrad Research Symposium > Psychology
Depositing User: Paige Traversie
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2015 20:32
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2015 20:32

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