Experts from the University of Copenhagen found: high intelligence helps men to keep in good shape to old age. The study involved middle-aged men. They offered to take the test on intelligence. The second part of the study, the researchers conducted after 20-30 years, assessed the physical form of the group of volunteers, says Zee News.
Men with high intellects kept the best physical shape. The muscles of the back, hands and feet they were much better developed than in subjects with average and low intelligence.
Indicators long jump, grip strength was also slightly higher, however, as the other parameters of the physical assessment form. The difference, of course, small, but noticeable.