External LIFE fellow from 2011 to 2017, MPI for Human Development, Berlin
Dr. rer. nat.
Dissertation completed in November 2017
Exercise — A Cerebral Anti-aging Cure? Effects of Regular Physical Activity on the Senescent Brain and Cognition
(Advisor: Ulman Lindenberger)
Polk, S. E., Kleemeyer, M. M., Bodammer, N. C., Misgeld, C., Porst, J., Wolfarth, B., Kühn, S., Lindenberger, U., Düzel, S., & Wenger, E. (2023). Aerobic exercise is associated with region-specific changes in volumetric, tensor-based, and fixel-based measures of white matter integrity in healthy older adults. Neuroimage: Reports, 3(1), Article 100155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ynirp.2022.100155
Kleemeyer, M. M., Polk, T. A., Schaefer, S., Bodammer, N. C., Brechtel, L., & Lindenberger, U. (2017). Exercise-induced fitness changes correlate with changes in neural specificity in older adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, Article 123. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00123
Kleemeyer, M. M., Kühn, S., Prindle, J., Bodammer, N. C., Brechtel, L., Garthe, A., Kempermann, G., Schaefer, S., & Lindenberger, U. (2016). Changes in fitness are associated with changes in hippocampal microstructure and hippocampal volume in older adults. NeuroImage, 131, 155–161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.026