Associations of Physical Performance and Adiposity with Cognition in Children.

@article{Haapala2015AssociationsOP,
  title={Associations of Physical Performance and Adiposity with Cognition in Children.},
  author={Eero A Haapala and Niina Lintu and Juuso V{\"a}ist{\"o} and Leah E Robinson and Anna Viitasalo and Virpi Lindi and Timo A Lakka},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={
          2166-74
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the independent and combined associations of cardiorespiratory performance (CP), neuromuscular performance (NP; including motor performance [MP]) and body fat percentage (BF%) with cognition in children. METHODS The participants were 202 boys and 201 girls age 6-8 yr. Cardiorespiratory performance was assessed using maximal cycle ergometer test and was expressed as maximal workload per lean body mass. Neuromuscular performance score included muscle strength, speed… CONTINUE READING
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