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Exercise keeps body clock ticking regularly

Tests on mice show they are better able to re-synchronise their body clocks with regular exercise.

The effect is more pronounced in younger mice. However, older mice had access to exercise wheels did better than ones without wheels.

Body clock synchronisation affects quality of sleep, as well as immune and cognitive functions of both mice and humans.

Read more at University of Glasgow

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