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UC team recommends aerobic and strength training for maintaining mental health

A University of Canberra research team has concluded that both cardio and strength training in older people can have positive effects on their cognitive abilities. Lead author Joe Northey, from UC’s Research Institute for Sport and Exercise, said the evidence is strong enough to recommend prescribing both aerobic and resistance exercise to improve brain health in people over 50 years of age.

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