Walking improves brain connectivity

The study explores how walking helps in increasing connections in the brain networks

the brain networks we studied in this research show deterioration

They become disconnected, and as a result

The study builds upon Smith's previous research

which showed how walking may decrease cerebral blood flow 

Thirty-three participants, who ranged between 71 and 85 years old

walked while supervised on a treadmill four days a week for 12 weeks


Participants also underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging

Monitors the external world and stimuli and then decides what deserves attention


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