Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Cognitive impairment is prevalent among older adults population. It brings restriction to older adults’ lives and bring huge burden to the society. Mind-body exercise has characteristics from both physical exercise and intellectual experience. Moreover, it has potential cognitive benefits to reduce the incidence even reverse cognitive impairment. Using meta-analysis to analyze findings form published research on mind-body exercise, this study will explore whether practicing mind-body exercise is beneficial for the management of cognitive impairment.
Wu, Yin, "Mind-body exercise and cognitive function: potential approaches to manage cognitive impairment- a meta-analysis" (2012). Gerontology Theses. Paper 32.