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Agility Training Improves Cognitive Performance

The influence of agility training on athletic performance and general fitness is well-documented.  A recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research suggests that agility training is more effective than traditional physical training for improving… 111 more words

Speed And Agility

5 Simple Ways to Maximise Your Brain Health

The Alzheimer’s Australia ‘Your Brain Matter’ programme provides a checklist to see if a person is taking steps to keep their brain healthy and reduce their risk of dementia. 207 more words

Health & Medical

The Health Dangers of Energy Drinks

Often promising a quick boost, an “energy drink” is generally defined as a drink which contains ingredients claimed to enhance mental and physical performance- in some way or another. 1,263 more words

Biological Medicine

Let's Get Physical

Nurturing our precious children must include improving their physical and cognitive health by increasing their daily physical activity. According to compelling research, a more active body makes for a more active mind. 8 more words

Research

Reviewing Caffeine's Effects on Cognitive, Physical & Occupational Performance (in Military Populations)

Research Paper Title

A review of caffeine’s effects on cognitive, physical and occupational performance.

Abstract

Caffeine is consumed by over 80% of U.S. adults. This review examines the effects caffeine has on cognitive and physical function, since most real-world activities require complex decision making, motor processing and movement. 163 more words

Military Populations

Linking Calorie Deprivation, Mood, Interstitial Glucose & Cognitive Function

Research Paper Title

Two Days of Calorie Deprivation Induced by Underfeeding and Aerobic Exercise Degrades Mood and Lowers Interstitial Glucose but Does Not Impair Cognitive Function in Young Adults. 371 more words

Food & Nutrition

Dan Ariely's tips for living

5 weird things we learned from Dan Ariely in 2016

From the hidden benefits of disaster dates to the ways lying changes biology, the acclaimed professor taught us a lot about human nature this year. 89 more words

Behavioral Economics