• WELCOME TO THE MEMORY LABORATORY

    The MEmory and MOtor Rehabilitation LaboratorY Is interested in studying the mechanisms of neuroplasticity to develop novel and more effective interventions to improve physical and cognitive well-being in different populations

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    If you are curious, hard working and you are interested in pursuing graduate studies get in touch with us to explore potential opportunities to become a member of the MEmory and MOtor Rehabilitation LaboratorY

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  • PATIENT TRAINING PROGRAMS

    If you have been diagnosed with stroke or Parkinson's disease and you are interested in joining a free, personalized and supervized 3 days a week exercise training program get in touch with us

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MASTERS IN EXERCISE PODCAST

Dr Roig interviews leaders in the field of exercise prescription. He talks with prominent researchers who investigate how exercise can improve different aspects of quality of life in different populations and clinical groups. Conversations topics covers: what type of exercise is best to improve brain health and reduce age related cognitive decline and how can exercise improve mobility in people with neurological conditions such as patients with Stroke, Parkinson's Disease or Multiple Sclerosis.

RESEARCH AREAS

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AGING
We study the mechanisms that underlie age-related memory loss. To this end, we use behavioral and non-invasive brain stimulation to understand why, as we age, we experience problems to remember different types of information.
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NEUROPLASTICITY
We investigate the mechanisms that support the brain changes that occur as a result of aging and the disease process as well as in response of other rehabilitative interventions involving exercise or non-invasive brain stimulation.
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EXERCISE
We explore how to design novel and more effective exercise interventions to improve mobility and cognition for non-disabled people but also for people with neurological conditions such as stroke and Parkinson’s disease.
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NEUROREHABILITATION
We combine different interventions (e.g. exercise) and techniques (e.g. non-invasive brain stimulation) to design treatments for people that need to recover after stroke or need too slow down their physical and cognitive deterioration.

CHECK OUT OUR PATIENT TRAINING PROGRAMS

Have you suffered a stroke or been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and are interested in exercise? We are running patient training programs. Training is free but we might ask you to participate in our research activities. These programs will improve your health and will allow us to learn more about how to improve exercise interventions for patients like you.

LATEST NEWS


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15 minutes of cardio improves video game performance: study

While playing video games might not seem like the most physically demanding activity, new
research out of McGill University suggests that when players exercise before playing a game, they play better. -CNBC




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