Physical activity and white matter lesion progression: Assessment using MRI

L. J. Podewils*, E. Guallar, N. Beauchamp, C. G. Lyketsos, L. H. Kuller, P. Scheltens

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Abstract

We evaluated the association between physical activity and changes in white matter lesions (WMLs) on MRI in a sample of 179 older adults comprising 59 incident cases of Alzheimer disease, 60 persons with mild cognitive impairment, and 60 persons who remained cognitively stable over a median 5-year follow-up. Physical activity was not significantly associated with a decreased rate of periventricular or deep WML progression.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1223-1226
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume68
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2007

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Podewils, L. J., Guallar, E., Beauchamp, N., Lyketsos, C. G., Kuller, L. H., & Scheltens, P. (2007). Physical activity and white matter lesion progression: Assessment using MRI. Neurology, 68(15), 1223-1226. https://doi.org/10.1212/01.wnl.0000259063.50219.3e