Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Genetic factors moderate everyday physical activity effects on executive functions in aging: Evidence from the Victoria Longitudinal Study

Thibeau, Sherilyn; McFall, G. Peggy; Wiebe, Sandra; Anstey, Kaarin; Dixon, Roger A.

Description

Objective: Everyday physical activity (EPA) is an important modifiable contributor to age-related variability in executive functioning (EF). However, its role may be moderated by nonmodifiable genetic factors. We tested independent and interactive effects of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF rs6265) and insulin degrading enzyme (IDE rs6583817) on EF and EPA–EF relationships. Method: The sample consisted of genotyped older adults (N = 577; M age = 70.47 years) over 3 waves (∼9 years) of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103512
Source: Neuropsychology
DOI: 10.1037/neu0000217

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Thibeau_Genetic_factors_moderate_2016.pdf172.76 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator