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The Association of Sedentary Behaviour and Cognitive Function in People Without Dementia: A Coordinated Analysis Across Five Cohort Studies from COSMIC

Maasakkers, Carlijn; Claassen, Jurgen; Gardiner, Paul; Rikkert, Marcel GM Olde; Lipnicki, Darren; Scarmeas, Nikolaos; Dardiotis, Efthimios; Yannakoulia, Mary; Anstey, Kaarin; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Haan, Mary; Kumagai, Shuzo

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Background: Besides physical activity as a target for dementia prevention, sedentary behaviour is hypothesized to be a potential target in its own right. The rising number of persons with dementia and lack of any effective treatment highlight the urgency to better understand these modifiable risk factors. Therefore, we aimed to investigate whether higher levels of sedentary behaviour are associated with reduced global cognitive functioning and slower cognitive decline in older persons without...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/212590
Source: Sports Medicine
DOI: 10.1007/s40279-019-01186-7
Access Rights: Open Access

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