TSU is developing a new method for treating autism and memory disorder
Scientists at the Faculty of Physical Education are exploring myokines, proteins that are produced in the muscles during physical activities. It is found that these active agents enhance human cognitive function. Scientists plan to use this feature to correct conditions such as autism, hyperactivity, and memory disorders.
— The fact that physical activity helps to maintain good memory and mental longevity has been known for a long time, – says Anastasia Kabachkova, an employee of the Department of Sports and Recreational Tourism, Sports Physiology, and Medicine. – We are interested in the mechanism, in other words, what kind of myokines are produced as a result of certain exercises. Knowing how this happens, we will be able to choose a set of exercises that will replace medication and treat cognitive disorders without pills.