Neuroscience of Exercise: Association Among Neurobiological Mechanisms and Mental Health

Author(s): Sergio Machado , Flávia Paes , Nuno Barbosa Ferreira Rocha , Ti-Fei Yuan , Gioia Mura , Oscar Arias-Carrión , Antonio Egidio Nardi .

Journal Name: CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets

Volume 14 , Issue 10 , 2015

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Abstract:

Neuroscience is an emergent research field that comprises many multidisciplinary investigations, searches for explanations about the relationship between the body and the brain. Here, we will give a little summary of this field showing the main current findings. We discuss the lack of consistent data about the relationship among exercise for neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders, sports performance and rehabilitation, and therefore, the difficult to describe cause-effect associations or to describe in detail the neurobiological mechanisms underlying these associations.

Keywords: Neuroscience of exercise, neurobiological mechanisms, mental health, neurotransmitters, neurotrophins.

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VOLUME: 14
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2015
Page: [1315 - 1316]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/1871527315999151119122238

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