Does sport increase our intelligence and the power of our minds?
The nation press services
2021-03-02 | Since 2 Month
Sports scientist Ingo Frobouze emphasized that sport can enhance brain power and intelligence in the stages of childhood and adolescence, and it can also preserve memory in old age.
The German professor emphasized that sport and activity are not only beneficial to the body, but also to the mind, and the head of the Institute of Movement Therapy, Prevention and Rehabilitation at the German Sports University in Cologne, Germany, explained that it is practically impossible to develop mental skills in childhood and maintain them in old age without practicing sports and activity. Physical.
Several studies indicate that there is a close relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance. Where sport plays a special role in the cognitive formation in the childhood and adolescence stages, simultaneously with the formation and construction of most brain cells.
And with age, sports activity can maintain the strength of the brain and form positive effects on the brain, and it seems that the hormones released by the muscles serve as real fuel for the memory center in the brain.