Functioning of the attentional networks at rest vs. during acute bouts of aerobic exercise.

  title={Functioning of the attentional networks at rest vs. during acute bouts of aerobic exercise.},
  author={Florentino Huertas and Javier Zahonero and Daniel Sanabria and Juan Lupi{\'a}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Journal of sport \& exercise psychology},
  volume={33 5},
The present study explored the effects of three different activity conditions on three attentional functions: alerting, orienting, and executive control. A group of highly experienced cyclists performed the Attention Network Test-Interactions (Callejas, Lupiáñez, & Tudela, 2004) at rest, during moderate aerobic exercise, and during intense aerobic exercise. Results indicated that aerobic exercise accelerated reaction time and reduced the alerting effect compared with the rest condition. However… 

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