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A developmental perspective on executive function.
The development of the foundational components of EF-inhibition, working memory, and shifting are outlined and research needed for constructing a developmental framework encompassing early childhood through adolescence is suggested.
Effects of Physical Activity on Children's Executive Function: Contributions of Experimental Research on Aerobic Exercise.
- J. Best
- PsychologyDevelopmental review : DR
- 1 December 2010
Executive Functions after Age 5: Changes and Correlates.
Relations between Executive Function and Academic Achievement from Ages 5 to 17 in a Large, Representative National Sample.
Exergaming immediately enhances children's executive function.
- J. Best
- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
- 1 September 2012
The results extend past research by showing more precisely how physical activity influences executive function and how this effect differs from the improvements that occur with development.
Measuring sleep quality in older adults: a comparison using subjective and objective methods
Examination of sleep quality for 78 community dwelling adults 55+ indicates for older adults the PSQI should not be used as a substitute for actigraphy, or vice versa and best practice is to include both subjective and objective measures when examining sleep quality in older adults.
Long-Term Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Cognition and Brain Volume in Older Women: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial
- J. Best, B. Chiu, Chun Liang Hsu, L. Nagamatsu, T. Liu-Ambrose
- PsychologyJournal of the International Neuropsychological…
- 1 November 2015
Resistance training may have a long-term impact on cognition and white matter volume in older women, according to a randomized controlled trial of 155 older women.
Behavioral economic predictors of overweight children's weight loss.
- J. Best, K. Theim, D. Wilfley
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 27 August 2012
Investigation is warranted into novel approaches to obesity treatment that target underlying impulsivity and RRVfood, and enriching the environment with alternatives to unhealthy eating may facilitate weight loss, especially for children with low RRV food.
Cross‐Sectional Relationships of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior With Cognitive Function in Older Adults With Probable Mild Cognitive Impairment
- R. Falck, G. J. Landry, J. Best, Jennifer C. Davis, B. Chiu, T. Liu-Ambrose
- Psychology, MedicinePhysical therapy
- 1 October 2017
Examination of physical activity and sedentary behavior in adults dwelling in the community and the relationships of these behaviors with cognitive function differed by MCI status found Participants with probable MCI were less active and more sedentary and associations were found only in participants without MCI.
Exergaming in Youth: Effects on Physical and Cognitive Health.
- J. Best
- PsychologyZeitschrift fur Psychologie
- 1 April 2013
Whether exergames are a viable tool to promote PA in youth and benefit cognitive functioning among youth is examined and promising lines of research are pointed out and suggestions for future research are made to obtain more firm conclusions.