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  • Study: Strength of brain connectivity varies with fitness level in older adults

    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology director Arthur Kramer and his colleagues found a relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and brain connectivity in older adults that was independent of their physical activity levels.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Michelle Voss, call 319-335-2057; email

    To reach Arthur Kramer, call 217-244-8373; email

    The paper “Fitness, but not physical activity, is related to functional integrity of brain networks associated with aging” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.