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Table 9 Relationship between changes in cognition and body composition

From: Exercise or physical activity and cognitive function in adults with type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance or impaired glucose tolerance: a systematic review

Citation Cognition Body composition measurement Time since last exercise bout Relationship r P value Comments
Watson
et al.
2006 [35]
Delayed memory Intra-abdominal
fat (cm2)
26 weeks Change in delayed
memory and change in intra-abdominal fat (IAF)
Not
reported
−0.62
Not
reported
0.024
Exercise group (exercise plus American Heart Association Step 2 Eucaloric Diet)
Control group (stretching plus American Heart Association Step 1 Eucaloric Diet)
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