Mar 24, 2022
Today’s guest is Dr. Jennifer Heisz. Dr. Jennifer Heisz is an expert on brain health. She's an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University and directs a neuro fit lab which has attracted nearly one million dollars to support her research program on the effects of exercise for brain health. Dr. Heisz received her PhD in cognitive neuroscience and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in brain health and aging at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Hospital in Toronto. Her research examines the effects of physical activity on brain function to promote mental health and cognition in young adults, older adults, and individuals with Alzheimer's disease.
We talk about what happens in your brain when you exercise, the mental and physical benefits of working out, the immediate versus long-term goals of exercising regularly, and so much more!
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