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Department of Psychology, Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran
Physical inactivity is a very important risk factor for cognitive activities in old age and for Alzheimer's disease. Exercise and sports activity have been introduced as one of the ways to prevent the decline of cognitive function in old age. The positive effects of exercise on physiological factors are not hidden to anyone, and the findings regarding its effect on psychological factors are expanding. Performing physical activity stimulates the growth rate and reduces factors that disturb human health. Evidence supports the effectiveness of physical activity and exercise. Aerobics is an aerobic and group exercise that develops most of the fitness factors such as strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination, agility, balance, balance, and reaction speed. This exercise strengthens memory and the presence of the mind because the athlete has to memorize a series of movements in a chain, which causes the brain to be used during the movements. Aerobic exercise helps the elderly to burn more calories and lower cholesterol levels. And lowering their blood pressure, in addition to helping them move their joints, improve heart health and increase their overall energy levels. This study has investigated the effect of aerobics in old age and a questionnaire (WHOQOL-BREF) has been used. results show. The validity and reliability of the questionnaire were measured through "Cronbach's alpha", Cronbach's alpha obtained above (0.89) showed a high correlation of questions.
Aerobics, Elderly, Cronbach's Alpha
Mehrasa Afradi. (2023). The Effect of Aerobics in the Elderly. International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 8(2), 19-22. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijpbs.20230802.12
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