Some of the brain benefits from use of the Reviver can be attributed simply to the more general benefits of any exercise to the body and the brain.
Humans evolved as a nomadic specie, constantly on the move, and today’s sedentary lifestyle does not provide the brain with the activity and nourishment needed for optimal performance.
Physical activity is extremely beneficial for brain health via a number of the mechanisms.
Exercise increases the creation of new brain cells (neurogenesis), increases production of neurotrophic factors, which support the growth and survival of neurons and exercise increases blood flow to the brain (Hillman et al., 2008).
The primary cell in the brain is the neuron. Neurons consist of a cell body which receives signals and performs calculations, and axons, which relay signals to other neurons. Grey matter is the term used to refer to the cell bodies of neurons.
Exercise increases the volume of grey matter in the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory formation, and the prefrontal cortex, involved in working memory, attentional control, decision making and behavioural inhibition.
White matter is the term used to refer to the axons of the neurons, and more specifically, the myelin which insulates the axons and improves conduction of electrical signals.
Exercise improves the structural integrity of the white matter tracts in the brain, and thus improves communication between different regions of the brain (Sexton et al., 2016).
These positive effects of exercise on brain anatomy and physiology are accompanied by improvements in cognition, in particular executive function (Hillman et al., 2008; Hotting and Roder, 2013), which includes functions such as attentional control, planning and working memory.

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It should be noted that the vast majority of studies looking at the effect of exercise on brain health consider aerobic exercise. The effects of resistance training are much less well documented. However, resistance exercise has been seen to improve executive cognitive function (Liu-Ambrose et al., 2012; Nagamatsu et al., 2012).
How it works
Tap into the benefits of exercise
Since the Reviver allows people to perform movement they may otherwise be unable to perform, then a large part of the benefit of the Reviver derives from allowing people to tap in to these benefits of exercise which were previously unavailable to them.
Furthermore, the improvements in muscle tone and balance acquired from using the Reviver can allow elderly people to subsequently engage in more demanding activities, and thus further the neurological benefits of exercise.

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