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Exercise And Brain Plasticity

Physical activity promotes brain plasticity, the brain’s ability to adapt and form new neural connections throughout life. This is especially important for recovery from a brain injury and counteracting the cognitive decline associated with aging.


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Despite ongoing research, the current evidence underscores the powerful role of physical activity in promoting brain health and cognitive function, emphasizing the importance of integrating regular exercise into our lifestyles.

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