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Effects of acute bouts of exercise on cognition.
A review was conducted of studies that assessed the effects of acute bouts of physical activity on adults' cognitive performance. Three groups of studies were constituted on the basis of the type ofExpand
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The effect of exercise-induced arousal on cognitive task performance: A meta-regression analysis
The effects of acute exercise on cognitive performance were examined using meta-analytic techniques. The overall mean effect size was dependent on the timing of cognitive assessment. During exercise,Expand
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Exercise improves executive function and achievement and alters brain activation in overweight children: a randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE This experiment tested the hypothesis that exercise would improve executive function. DESIGN Sedentary, overweight 7- to 11-year-old children (N = 171, 56% girls, 61% Black, M ± SD age =Expand
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Physical Activity, Fitness, Cognitive Function, and Academic Achievement in Children: A Systematic Review.
BACKGROUND The relationship among physical activity (PA), fitness, cognitive function, and academic achievement in children is receiving considerable attention. The utility of PA to improve cognitionExpand
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Exercise and Children’s Intelligence, Cognition, and Academic Achievement
Studies that examine the effects of exercise on children’s intelligence, cognition, or academic achievement were reviewed and results were discussed in light of (a) contemporary cognitive theoryExpand
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Effects of aerobic exercise on overweight children's cognitive functioning: a randomized controlled trial.
The study tested the effect of aerobic exercise training on executive function in overweight children. Ninety-four sedentary, overweight but otherwise healthy children (mean age = 9.2 years, bodyExpand
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Cognitive and Behavioral Responses to Acute Exercise in Youths: A Review
A review of the literature indicates that acute bouts of physical activity exert short-term positive benefits on the behavior and cognitive functioning of youths without clinical disorders and onExpand
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Associations between executive attention and objectively measured physical activity in adolescence: findings from ALSPAC, a UK cohort
Studies of relationships between physical activity and children's attention skills are often constrained by small samples, lack of objective measurements and lack of control for confounders. TheExpand
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Effects of a physical education intervention on cognitive function in young children: randomized controlled pilot study
BackgroundRandomized controlled trials (RCT) are required to test relationships between physical activity and cognition in children, but these must be informed by exploratory studies. This studyExpand
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Short‐term effects of aerobic exercise on executive processes and emotional reactivity
Abstract The effect of individual bouts of aerobic exercise on young adults’ performance of an executive processing task (The Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test, PASAT) and on ratings of emotion andExpand
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