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  • Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

    Portrait of psychology professor Aron Barbey

    U. of I. psychology professor Aron Barbey and his colleagues designed a 12-week exercise and nutrition intervention that enhanced physical and cognitive performance in active-duty Air Force airmen.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes

    To reach Aron Barbey or Christopher Zwilling, call 217-244-2551; email

    To reach Abbott scientists, call Kelli Nowinsky, 614-639-9160; email

    The paper “Enhanced physical and cognitive performance in active duty airmen: Evidence from a randomized multimodal physical fitness and nutritional intervention” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-74140-7