Neurology: Volume 94, Number 21, May 26, 2020 Exam #2 - Aerobic exercise improves cognition and cerebrovascular regulation in older adults
About this course
- Released: 05/26/2020
- Expires: 05/26/2023
AEROBIC EXERCISE IMPROVES COGNITION AND CEREBROVASCULAR REGULATION IN OLDER ADULTS
Upon completion of the article by Guadagni et al, the participant should be able to:
Describe how an aerobic exercise intervention resulted in changes in use of medications to manage hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia in this study
Identify specific cognitive testing domains in which improved performance was seen following the aerobic exercise intervention used in this study
Discuss how various parameters of cerebrovascular regulation—resistance, conductance, reactivity—were affected by the aerobic exercise intervention used in this study
The article by Guadagni et al covers the following core competency:
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The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.