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Even among individuals at high genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease

Exercise May Delay Symptoms of Alzheimer’s in Those at Risk

Findings among individuals with a genetic mutation known to cause Alzheimer's
Meeting recommendations on adequate sleep time and physical activity and limiting recreational screen time are associated with superior global cognition among children

Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines

Superior global cognition for children aged 8 to 11 years who meet screen time, sleep recommendations
Behavioral activation that increases mental

Combo Physical, Mental Activity Prevents Cognitive Decline

Benefits seen were greater than for social interaction alone in older black population
In 2016 the age-standardized prevalence of insufficient physical activity was 27.5 percent

Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent

Levels of insufficient physical activity stable between 2001, 2016; increase seen in high-income countries
Among female athletes

Sexual, Physical Abuse Up Odds of Injury for Female Athletes

Lifetime sexual and physical abuse linked to increased likelihood of sports injury among women
Physical activity is not associated with natural menopause before age 45 years (early menopause)

Physical Activity Not Linked to Natural Early Menopause

Moderate and strenuous activity in adolescence, young adulthood also not related to menopause risk
Memories of school gym class may affect a person's exercise habits today

Gym Class Memories Can Influence Adults’ Exercise Habits

Those with good memories of gym class more likely to be currently engaging in physical activity
Physical exercise is associated with self-reported mental health burden in the past month

Amount of Physical Exercise Affects Mental Health Burden

Those who exercised had 1.49 fewer days of poor mental health in past month vs. those who did not
For adults aged 60 to 64 years

Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age

Greater light, moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity tied to more favorable profile in adults age 60 to 64
In 2010 to 2015

22.9 Percent of U.S. Adults Meet Aerobic, Strength Activity Goals

Findings for 18- to 64-year-olds; variation seen in percent meeting guidelines by state, sex, work status