Exercise on Brain Health, Volume 147 in the International Review of Neurobiology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on Exercise on bipolar disorder in humans, Exercise on Parkinson's disease in humans, Exercise on spinal cord injury in animals, Exercise on spinal cord injury in humans, Exercise promotes synaptic plasticity, Exercise promotes neural connectivity, Exercise on spinogenesis, Peripheral-central crosstalk of exercise on brain health, Exercise and Parkinson's, Exercise on binge alcohol consumption, Exercise on depression, and Exercise on chronic fatigue syndrome, and more.
- Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
- Summarizes the neuroprotective effects of physical exercise interventions on different brain disorders/injuries
- Provides clinical and pre-clinical evidence showing how effective physical exercise is neuroprotective
1. Exercise for Parkinson's disease Margaret K.Y. Mak and Irene S.K. Wong-Yu 2. Exercise and Parkinson's disease Xiaojiao Xu, Zhenfa Fu and Weidong Le 3. Wearable technological platform for multi-domain diagnostic and exercise interventions in Parkinson's disease Bin Hu and Taylor Chomiak 4. Active body, healthy brain: Exercise for healthy cognitive aging Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Cindy Barha and Ryan S. Falck 5. Exercise (Qigong) on chronic fatigue syndrome Jessie S. M. Chan, Siu-Man Ng, Lai-Ping Yuen and Cecilia L. W. Chan 6. The beneficial effects of Qigong on elderly depression Sunny H.W. Chan and Hector W.H. Tsang 7. Exercise on bipolar disorder in humans Kangguang Lin and Tao Liu 8. The effects and potential mechanisms of locomotor training on improvements of functional recovery after spinal cord injury Panpan Yu, Wei Zhang, Yansheng Liu, Caihong Sheng, Kwok-Fai So, Libing Zhou and Hui Zhu 9. Exercise-driven restoration of the alcohol-damaged brain Rebecca K. West, Laian Z. Najjar and J. Leigh Leasure 10. Exercise and substance abuse Li Zhang and Ti-Fei Yuan 11. Adiponectin, exercise and eye diseases Hong-Ying Li, Xi Hong, Qian-Qian Cao and Kwok-Fai So 12. Modulation of synaptic plasticity by exercise Luis Bettio, Jonathan S. Thacker, Craig Hutton and Brian R. Christie 13. Exercise, spinogenesis and cognitive functions Li Zhang and Kwok-Fai So 14. Potential exerkines for physical exercise-elicited pro-cognitive effects: Insight from clinical and animal research Thomas Ho-Yin Lee, Douglas Affonso Formolo, Tammie Kong, Samantha Wing-Yan Lau, Charlotte Sze-Lok Ho, Rachel Yan Hei Leung, Felix Hin-Yan Hung and Suk-Yu Yau