Published Aug 31, 2023

Nhu Kaur

Terry Lee Ng  


Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an advancing neurodegenerative condition distinguished by a gradual deterioration of cognitive functions, including memory impairment and diminished functional capabilities. The issue presents a substantial global public health concern, as there is a growing prevalence of affected persons annually. In the pursuit of innovative strategies to delay or mitigate the beginning of AD, scholars have turned their attention to the exploration of physical activity as a potentially fruitful area of study. This review aims to investigate the correlation between engagement in sports activities and the development of AD. It will analyze the potential advantages of physical exercise on cognitive well-being and discuss the significance of these findings for strategies related to the prevention and treatment of the disease. We integrate data derived from epidemiological investigations, clinical trials, and neuroscientific inquiries, thereby emphasizing the existing body of knowledge in this pivotal domain.



Alzheimer’s Disease, Sports; Beta-Amyloid Protein, Inflammatory Response, Prevention

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How to Cite
Kaur, N., & Ng, T. L. (2023). Sports and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Physical Activity in Cognition Health. Science Insights, 43(2), 1009–1018. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.23.re650