Exergaming immediately enhances children's executive function.

@article{Best2012ExergamingIE,
  title={Exergaming immediately enhances children's executive function.},
  author={J. Best},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={
          1501-10
        }
}
  • J. Best
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental psychology
The current study examined an important aspect of experience--physical activity--that may contribute to children's executive function. The design attempted to tease apart 2 important aspects of children's exercise by examining the separate and combined effects of acute physical activity and cognitive engagement on an aspect of children's executive functioning. In a 2 × 2 within-subject experimental design, children (N = 33, 6 to 10 years old) completed activities that varied systematically in… Expand
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