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Spark! : How Exercise Will Improve the PErformance of Your Brain - Dr John J Ratey

Spark!

How Exercise Will Improve the PErformance of Your Brain

Paperback Published: 7th January 2010
ISBN: 9781849161572
Number Of Pages: 304

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Exercise is not only good for the body: it can transform your mind too.

We all know that exercise is good for the body. But did you know that it can transform your mind? This new scientific revolution will teach you how to boost brain cells, protect yourself against mental illness and dementia, and ensure success in exams and the workplace.

Follow the SPARK! training regimen and build your brain to its peak performance. This book will change the way you think about exercise - and, for that matter, the way you think.

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Forget fish oil and sudoku - it's exercise that makes you brainier ... This book is the first time scientific evidence from all over the world has been pulled together to show that the fitter you are, the better your brain works' Daily Mail. * Daily Mail *
If exercise came in pill form, it would be plastered across the front page, hailed as the blockbuster drug of the century. So what you waiting for? Get moving!' Focus Magazine. * Focus Magazine *

Introduction: Making the Connection.
Welcome to the Revolution: A Case Study on Exercise and the Brain.
Learning: Grow Your Brain Cells.
Stress: The Greatest Challenge.
Anxiety: Nothing to Panic About.
Depression: Move Your Mood.
Attention Deficit: Running from Distraction.
Addiction: Reclaiming the Biology of Self-Control.
Hormonal Changes: The Impact on Women's Brain Health.
Aging: The Wise Way.
The Regimen: Build Your Brain.
Afterword: Fanning the Flames.
Acknowledgments.
Glossary.
Index.

ISBN: 9781849161572
ISBN-10: 1849161577
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 7th January 2010
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1

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