Navigation Links
UMD study shows exercise may protect against future emotional stress
Date:9/13/2012

research) for ~20 minutes, the anxiety levels of those who had simply rested went back up to their initial levels, whereas those who had exercised maintained their reduced anxiety levels.

"The set of photographic stimuli we used from the IAPS database was designed to simulate the range of emotional events you might experience in daily life," Smith explains. "They represent pleasant emotional events, neutral events and unpleasant events or stimuli. These vary from pictures of babies, families, puppies and appetizing food items, to very neutral things like plates, cups, furniture and city landscapes, to very unpleasant images of violence, mutilations and other gruesome things."

The study findings suggest that exercise may play an important role in helping people to better endure life's daily anxieties and stressors.

Smith plans to explore if exercise could have the same persistent beneficial effect in patients who regularly experience anxiety and depression symptoms. In collaboration with the new Maryland Neuroimaging Center, he is also exploring the addition of functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, to measure brain activity during the period of exposure to emotionally stimulating images to see how exercise may alter the brain's emotion-related neural networks.

Smith also investigates the role of exercise in preventing cognitive decline in older adults. His research has shown that physical activity promotes changes in the brain that may protect those at high risk for Alzheimer's disease.


'/>"/>
Contact: Kelly Blake
kellyb@umd.edu
301-405-9418
University of Maryland
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Study by UC Santa Barbara researchers suggests that bacteria communicate by touch
2. Law that regulates shark fishery is too liberal: UBC study
3. New study will help protect vulnerable birds from impacts of climate change
4. Study jointly led by UCSB researcher supports theory of extraterrestrial impact
5. BYU study: Using a gun in bear encounters doesnt make you safer
6. 15-year study: When it comes to creating wetlands, Mother Nature is in charge
7. Pycnogenol (French maritime pine bark extract) shown to improve menopause symptoms in new study
8. Crystal structure of archael chromatin clarified in new study
9. EU-funded study underlines importance of Congo Basin for global climate and biodiversity
10. University of Houston study shows BP oil spill hurt marshes, but recovery possible
11. Study demonstrates cells can acquire new functions through transcriptional regulatory network
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... Using spider toxins to study the proteins that let ... say they have stumbled upon a biological tactic that ... insect plagues in a safe and environmentally responsible way. ... be lethal for one species and harmless for a ... target specific pests without harming beneficial species like bees. ...
(Date:7/10/2014)...  Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE ), a ... on June 26, 2014 that its Board of Directors ... share, or approximately $40 million in total.  The Board ... a payment date of July 24, 2014.  The Company ... an ex-dividend date for this special cash dividend.  An ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 3, 2014 ... Market by Type (Swipe And Area), Material (Optical Prism, ... Healthcare, Commercial Security and Banking & Finance), and Geography ... published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Fingerprint Sensors Market is ... a high CAGR of 16.8% from 2014 to 2020. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Potent spider toxin 'electrocutes' German, not American, cockroaches 2Potent spider toxin 'electrocutes' German, not American, cockroaches 3NASDAQ Sets Ex-Dividend Date for Aware, Inc.'s Special Cash Dividend of $1.75 Per Share 2Fingerprint Sensors Market worth $14.35 Billion by 2020 2Fingerprint Sensors Market worth $14.35 Billion by 2020 3
... , Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The ... tables and figures. Worldwide markets for biometrics are ... use electronics in their personal life, protection of ... devices protect individual information. (Photo: ...
... MD (December 4, 2013) Mating with more than one ... an increase in risks. This is according to a ... by behavioral ecologist John Hoogland, Professor at the ... Mating entails significant costs such as increased susceptibility ...
... lemurs in Madagascar regularly retire to limestone chambers for ... daily use of the same caves and crevices for ... ring-tailed lemurs may be opting to sleep in caves ... Associate Professor Michelle Sauther, who led the study. While ...
Cached Biology News:Biometrics Market Forecasts: Fingerprint Technologies, Facial and Iris Reading Algorithms Analyzed in New Research Reports 2Biometrics Market Forecasts: Fingerprint Technologies, Facial and Iris Reading Algorithms Analyzed in New Research Reports 3Biometrics Market Forecasts: Fingerprint Technologies, Facial and Iris Reading Algorithms Analyzed in New Research Reports 4Biometrics Market Forecasts: Fingerprint Technologies, Facial and Iris Reading Algorithms Analyzed in New Research Reports 5Multiple mates worth the risk for female prairie dogs 2CU-Boulder-led team finds first evidence of primates regularly sleeping in caves 2CU-Boulder-led team finds first evidence of primates regularly sleeping in caves 3CU-Boulder-led team finds first evidence of primates regularly sleeping in caves 4
(Date:7/10/2014)... research may help in the fight against terrorism with ... quantities of explosives with the use of light and ... Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical , the researchers describe ... in concentrations as low as 6.3 ppm (parts per ... few minutes. , "Traditionally explosives detection has involved looking ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... basis of psychiatric disorders has been extremely challenging because ... but are insufficient to cause disease. Now investigators reporting ... journal Cell Stem Cell describe a strategy ... interact with other risk factors or environmental exposures to ... pinpoints a genetic variant that may predispose individuals to ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... forever. Nanophysics makes sure of that. Mechanics researchers at Linkping ... Physical Review E . Knowledge that can be of ... be able to sit still forever, and walk around upside ... soon be able to buy smart new fasteners that hold ... is, sooner or later the grip is lost, no matter ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... will see the two universities and NPL collaborate to ... and industry and their complementary academic strengths., Working with ... shape the scientific priorities of the UK. The establishment ... 300 high-calibre PhD students, will provide a pipeline of ... potential of the Laboratory will be grown through the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Detecting trace amounts of explosives with light 2New strategy could uncover genes at the root of psychiatric illnesses 2Even geckos can lose their grip 2Universities of Surrey and Strathclyde selected as strategic partners in the future operation of the National Physical Laboratory 2Universities of Surrey and Strathclyde selected as strategic partners in the future operation of the National Physical Laboratory 3
... Bossidy have been lionized in the press and academic ... line performance and stellar financial results. While these leaders ... the management philosophies they represent and the practices they ... rank and yank approach to pruning the bottom 10% ...
... Hartland, Wis., Spectrum Digital Services has announced a ... subsidiary GreetingsPlus . , ,The CDs are screen-printed to ... customers to include photos, video, or anything else they can ... do you have to choose which baby picture to include ...
... - The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society ... of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ... for his leadership to include healthcare information management technology ... ,"HIMSS is both pleased and honored to present this ...
Cached Biology Technology:Seven leadership lessons of Next Generation Companies 2Seven leadership lessons of Next Generation Companies 3GreetingsPlus combines cards, CDs to form multimedia greeting cards 2Thompson receives leadership award for technology solutions for patient safety 2Thompson receives leadership award for technology solutions for patient safety 3
RAB32, member RAS oncogene family, mRNA (cDNA clone MGC:13500 IMAGE:4280407), complete cds...
Can be used for the quantitative recovery of small amounts of nucleic acids within dilute solutions. 5mg/ml...
APOPTAG® Plastic Coverslips are designed to be custom fitted to the specific APOPTAG® kit application. Each coverslip has 2.5 x 1 dimensions....
Human VEGF-D Biotinylated MAb (Clone 78923)...
Biology Products: