Exercise and the Brain Tabitha Floyd PSY 370 Cindy Hopper April 3rd

Exercise and the Brain Tabitha Floyd PSY 370 Cindy Hopper April 3rd

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Exercise and The Brain Exercise and the Brain Tabitha Floyd PSY 370 Cindy Hopper April 3 rd , 2011
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Exercise and The Brain Exercise and the Brain Exercise is one of the most important things you can do. With exercise you are not just helping your physical body but you are helping mental and emotional parts also. Exercise is key in many things are bodies need. The effects of exercise increase the brain’s ability to learn and make connections throughout our lifespan and especially during the brain’s formative years in childhood “Physical activity also increases the blood flow to our brain and the amount of oxygen our brain receives. Recess activities that are designed to increase physical activity fuels children’s brains with oxygen and also feeds neurotripins that help increase the connections between the brains neurons and stimulate neuron growth. The benefits are better cognition, memory, and reduced areas of depression. ” Exercise is way more then just physical over the years it has be found that exercise benefits body and helps the brain to work better. Boushh in the above paragraph talks about the oxygen and how it works but when we get down to it the most important thing to know is that release of oxygen and nutrients helps the brain to function at it all time best. (Jensen,2008) It is kind of like traveling a two way street, the brain gives the body better circulation from the oxygen and nutrients and the body helps the brain to think better by using the ability it has to exercise. It all works together as it was
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

Exercise and the Brain Tabitha Floyd PSY 370 Cindy Hopper April 3rd

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online