Background: Dementia cases may reach 100 million by 2050. Interventions are sought to curb or
prevent cognitive decline. Exercise yields cognitive benef?ts, but few older adults exercise. Virtual
reality–enhanced exercise or “exergames” may elicit greater participation.
Purpose: To test the following hypotheses: (1) stationary cycling with virtual reality tours (“cybercycle”)
will enhance executive function and clinical status more than traditional exercise; (2) exercise...
Authors: Cay Anderson-Hanley, PhD, Paul Arciero