The second in an exciting pair of new studies on fall risk and mobility published this month. The latest study showed that training (for 20 hours with visual exercises found in BrainHQ) resulted in what the university-based researchers found to be significant and “large” gains in standard measures of balance and mobility. The performance of the control group declined over the same period. You can read more about all five studies that have been conducted on mobility and fall risk using BrainHQ.
Some prior studies have shown that physical exercise can improve certain types of cognitive performance (eg, attention, reasoning). As far as we can tell, these are the first studies to show that cognitive exercise can improve physical performance–not that we are surprised that the mind-body connection flows both ways.
For those who keep count, there are now some 54 peer-reviewed papers on exercises found in BrainHQ that show benefits for healthy aging, and another 20 or so peer-reviewed papers showing improvements in clinical indications.
Each study adds to the significant body of evidence on BrainHQ’s efficacy. It speaks volumes that so many researchers elect to use BrainHQ exercises to advance what we know (and receive NIH grants to do so). We are committed to the rigorous scientific process these researchers bring to the field—and to see, time and again, that BrainHQ exercises can improve people’s everyday lives.