The Effect of Immobilization Stress on Learning and Spatial Memory and the Protective Role of Physical Activity in Male Rats

Nafiseh Afshari; Shahzad Tahmasebi Boroujeni; Naser Naghdi; Rasool Hemayat Talab

Volume 6, Issue 3 , October 2014, , Pages 327-345

  Increased level of stress has negative effects on cognitive functions. Thus, it is necessary to identify appropriate strategies to prevent cognitive and motor performance decline. The aim of this research was to study the effect of immobilization stress on learning and memory and the protective role ...  Read More

The Effect of Exercise (Swimming and Running) on Motor Function, learning and Spatial Memory in Elder Male Wistar Rats

Khadije Irandoust; Morteza Taheri; Abbas Sadeghi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , July 2014, , Pages 259-270

  In recent years, the effects of exercise on nervous system, spatial memory andmotor function in the senescence period have received the attention of researchers.As the age increases, some functions of nervous system such as spatial memory areweakened. Thus, the effect of aerobic exercises including swimming ...  Read More

The Effect of Running on Treadmill in Learning, Memory and Motor Activity of Male Rat

Ali Seghatoleslami; Mahmood Shaikh; Naser Naghdi; Elahe Arab Ameri; Nabiollah Numvar Asl

Volume 5, Issue 1 , May 2013, , Pages 115-138

  It is important for people to improve cognitive and motor performance. The purpouse of this study was to investigate the effect of running on treadmill in spatial memory and learning and motor performance. 24 Albino-Wistar healthy male rats were randomly divided into control and activity groups. Activity ...  Read More

The Effect of Vitamin E Supplement on Motor Activity and Spatial Learning in Aged Rats

Nasour Ahmadi; Mohammadali Aslankhani; Naser Naghdi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , January 2013, , Pages 71-89

  Aging has negative effects on motor and cognitive functions, so it is essential to identify appropriate strategies to prevent the decrease of motor and cognitive functions. The aim of this research was to investigate the effect of vitamin E supplement on motor activity and spatial learning in aged rats. ...  Read More