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Why Strength Training is Good for You

Why Strength Training is Good for You

Read more about why here!

Exercise Builds Brawn — and Brains

Exercise Builds Brawn — and Brains

Resistance training provides many benefits, much like aerobic exercise. Read more about the benefits of exercise!

The Best Type Of Exercise For Your Brain

The Best Type Of Exercise For Your Brain

Read about the effects of aerobic exercise on mild cognitive impairment!

Research Shows Benefits of Lifting Weights on Cognition in Older Adults

Research Shows Benefits of Lifting Weights on Cognition in Older Adults

Recent research on the benefits of lifting weights on cognition!

Aerobic Training Boosts Hippocampal Volume in MCI

Aerobic Training Boosts Hippocampal Volume in MCI

Recent research on boosting hippocampal volume through aerobic training in MCI.

Brain Connectivity: Fanny Kiefer Interviews Dr. Max Cynader

Brain Connectivity: Fanny Kiefer Interviews Dr. Max Cynader

Check out Fanny Kiefer’s Youtube Channel through this link, to watch an interview with Dr. Max Cynader. Dr. Max Cynader speaks about the research occurring in the Brain Research Centre and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at Vancouver Coastal Health and UBC– including that of the Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab!

Study Provides Evidence that Falls Screening Should Assess Executive, as well as Physical, Function

Study Provides Evidence that Falls Screening Should Assess Executive, as well as Physical, Function

BY ELDERBRANCH TEAM ON FEBRUARY 25, 2014 · Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PhD, PT, Associate Professor, is a Canada Research Chair and a Peter Wall Institute Scholar at the University of British Columbia,Department of Physical Therapy. She directs the Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory as well as the Vancouver General Hospital’s Falls Prevention Clinic. Her research program focuses broadly on defining the role of targeted exercise training […]

Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power

Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power

This book includes interviews from Dr. Liu-Ambrose regarding how exercises improves cognitive function. This book is available on Amazon. For more information, visit this website.

Strength training key in preventing Alzheimer’s

Strength training key in preventing Alzheimer’s

It’s well-known that exercising to maintain a healthy heart also helps create a healthy mind. But several new studies suggest that when it comes to preventing dementia, not all forms of exercise are created equal. Studies presented at this year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference found that resistance training was particularly beneficial for improving the cognitive […]

CBC TV Interview with Dr. Liu-Ambrose

CBC TV Interview with Dr. Liu-Ambrose

Please check CBC TV website through this link, to watch an interview with Dr. Liu-Ambrose.