Workout Sessions Exercise Builds Brain Health

Sports and Exercise have several benefits on the human body. These benefits include but are not limited to: less weight gain, improved mental health and mood, and a decreased risk of developing health problems.

One particular outcome of exercise that is often overlooked is its positive effect on the brain.

During physical activities, the body and the brain are simultaneously being trained.

  • Exercise enhances learning and plasticity.
  • Exercise is neuroprotective.
  • Exercise is therapeutic and protective in depression.
Exercise activates several brain regions.

The benefits of exercise are clear, and as students we are to participate in physical activities in order to increase our brain health and consequently our academic performance.


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