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Oral Session (O14): APA and the Elderly
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 11:30-13:00
Hall 1
Chair: Dr. Ayelet Dunsky, Zinman College, Israel
Brain Plasticity Following Aerobic Exercise: Evidence in Aging and Pathological States
Galit Yogev Seligmann1,2
1Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2Functional Brain Center, Wohl Institute for Advanced Imaging, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
11:30-11:45
Strategies to Prevent Falls in the Elderly: Effect of a 10-Week Taiji Training Program on Proprioception, Functional Strength and Mobility and Postural Adaptation
Anshul Jain, Jane Taylor*, Carlos Zerpa, Paolo Sanzo
Lakehead University, Canada
11:45-12:00
The Effect of Exercise Training Programs on Balance in Older Adults
Tal Yahalom*, Ronnie Lidor, Ayelet Dunsky
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
12:00-12:15
Acute Aerobic Activity Enhances Response Inhibition in Middle-Aged Healthy and Active Adults for Less Than 30 min
Mona Abu-Rukun1, Ayelet Dunsky1, Sharon Tsuk1, Tzvi Dwolatzky2, Rafi Carasso3, Yael Netz*1
1The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel, 2Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 3The Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Israel
12:15-12:30
The Effect of Acute Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Executive Function and Attention of Adults
Ayelet Dunsky*1, Mona Abu-Rukun1, Sharon Tsuk1, Tzvi Dwolatzky2, Rafi Carasso3, Yael Netz1
1The Zinman College of Phyiscal Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel, 2Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 3The Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Israel
12:30-12:45