Effects of Motor versus Cardiovascular Exercise Training on Children's Working Memory.

@article{Koutsandrou2016EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of Motor versus Cardiovascular Exercise Training on Children's Working Memory.},
  author={Flora Koutsandr{\'e}ou and Mirko Wegner and Claudia Niemann and Henning Budde},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={1144-52}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this investigation was to examine the influence of different types of exercise exertion on primary school children's working memory (WM). METHODS Participants (N = 71, 9.4 yr, 39 girls) were randomly assigned to a cardiovascular exercise (CE), a motor exercise (ME), or a control group (CON). They underwent a letter digit span task (WM) before and after an intervention period that involved 10 wk of an additional afterschool exercise regimen, which took place three times a… CONTINUE READING