• If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact Joshua Hendrikse at:

    joshua.hendrikse@monash.edu (03)-9902-9807

    Regular participation in aerobic exercise stimulates a number of mechanisms which promote brain plasticity and improve memory and learning. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a form of non-invasive brain stimulation with the capacity to strengthen the connectivity of brain networks. We are investigating whether combining exercise and TMS may result in additive effects on brain plasticity and cognitive function. This approach may lead to the development of novel treatments for a range of mental illnesses.

    If you are between 18-55 years of age, right-handed, and either physically active (at least 150 minutes deliberate exercise per week) or inactive (less than 60 minutes deliberate exercise per week) you may be eligible to participate in this study. Participation in this project will involve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), TMS, fitness testing, and completion of computerised cognitive tasks.


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    People Involved

    Joshua Hendrikse Nigel Rogasch Murat Yücel
  • Information for Participants

    If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact Joshua Hendrikse at: joshua.hendrikse@monash.edu (03)-9902-9807

    This study has been approved by the Monash University Human Research Ethics Committee (MUHREC). Project Number: CF15/2867 - 2015001183.