In a new review of the effects of acute exercise published in Brain Plasticity, researchers not only summarize the behavioral and cognitive effects of a single bout of exercise, but also summarize data from a large number of neurophysiological and neurochemical studies in both humans and animals showing the wide range of brain changes that result from a single session of physical exercise (i.e., acute exercise).

Source: Can a single exercise session benefit your brain? Even a single bout of physical activity can have significant positive effects on people’s mood and cognitive functions, according to a new study — ScienceDaily

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