V. The differential association of adiposity and fitness with cognitive control in preadolescent children.

  title={V. The differential association of adiposity and fitness with cognitive control in preadolescent children.},
  author={Matthew B. Pontifex and Keita Kamijo and Mark R. Scudder and Lauren B. Raine and Naiman A. Khan and Bonnie Hemrick and Ellen M. Evans and Darla M Castelli and Kenneth A. Frank and Charles H. Hillman},
  journal={Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development},
  volume={79 4},
With the increasing prevalence of sedentary behaviors during childhood, a greater understanding of the extent to which excess adiposity and aerobic fitness relate to cognitive health is of increasing importance. To date, however, the vast majority of research in this area has focused on adiposity or fitness, rather than the possible inter-relationship, as it relates to cognition. Accordingly, this study examined the differential associations between body composition, aerobic fitness, and… CONTINUE READING
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