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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-03T09:44:30-0400
Researchers propose to apply Social Cognitive Theory to improve understanding of the mechanisms of physical activity adherence for endometrial cancer survivors participating in a physical ...
Vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is one of the most frequent causes of cognitive impairment associated with aging. So far, there is no approved treatment for VCI. Recent studies have su...
The purpose of this pilot study is to develop and conduct well-designed trial to assess whether a multi-factorial intervention involving physical activity and cognitive training reduces th...
This randomized controlled trial will examine the effect of a 6-month behavioral intervention, based on social cognitive theory and delivered through the Internet, for increasing physical ...
The present study aims to investigate the effects of combined physical-cognitive training on cognitive function as well as peripheral BDNF level and mitochondrial function of individuals w...
Although educational attainment is related to cognitive function in later life, little is known about the mechanisms involved. This study assessed the independent mediating effects of two behavioral v...
To examine the effects of gender and physical activity on the interplay between depression and cognitive function in late adulthood.
A better understanding of psychosocial factors underlying daily physical activity (i.e. physical activity performed throughout the day) in stroke survivors could be used to develop interventions to pr...
To evaluate the association between habitual physical activity engagement and changes in cognitive function among Puerto Rican adults.
Living alone may be associated with greater risk for social isolation and loneliness. Living alone, social isolation, loneliness, and limited engagement in social activity have all been associated wit...
A set of cognitive functions that controls complex, goal-directed thought and behavior. Executive function involves multiple domains, such as CONCEPT FORMATION, goal management, cognitive flexibility, INHIBITION control, and WORKING MEMORY. Impaired executive function is seen in a range of disorders, e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA; and ADHD.
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
The enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills so an individual may participate in chosen activities. Recreational modalities are used in designed intervention strategies, incorporating individual's interests to make the therapy process meaningful and relevant.
The development and maintenance of optimal physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being and function with advancing age.
Professionals who work with persons affected by social disadvantages such as POVERTY; mental and physical illness or disability, and social injustice. Their focus is on both the individual and his or her environment, including violations of their civil liberties and human rights.