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  • Study links physical activity in older adults to brain white-matter integrity

    University of Illinois Beckman Institute postdoctoral researcher Agnieszka Burzynska and her colleagues found that physical activity and sedentary behavior are each associated with specific differences in brain white matter integrity.

    University of Illinois Beckman Institute postdoctoral researcher Agnieszka Burzynska and her colleagues found that physical activity and sedentary behavior are each associated with specific differences in brain white matter integrity.

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  • To reach Agnieszka Burzynska, email agaburza@illinois.edu. The paper, “Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are beneficial for white matter in low-fit older adults,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.