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Title:
Spark : the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain
Author:
Ratey, John J., 1948-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Little, Brown, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
ix, 294 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
Explores the mind-body connection, presenting startling research to prove that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to aggression to menopause to Alzheimer's.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: making the connection -- Welcome to the revolution: a case study on exercise and the brain -- Learning: grow your brain cells -- Stress: the greatest challenge -- Anxiety: nothing to panic about -- Depression: move your mood -- Attention deficit: running from distraction -- Addiction: reclaiming the biology of self-control -- Hormonal changes: the impact on women's brain health -- Aging: the wise way -- The regimen: build your brain -- Afterword: fanning the flames.
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ISBN:
9780316113502
Format :
Book