Exercise and Cognition in Children

Catherine Lucy Davis, Kate Lambourne

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9 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationExercise and Cognitive Function
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9780470516607
StatePublished - May 5 2009


  • Basic cognitive processes - attention, memory, reasoning and motor movement coordination
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive assessment system (CAS) - measuring children's mental abilities
  • Dose-response - secondary hypothesis
  • Executive function hypothesis
  • Exercise and cognition in children
  • Physical activity for enhancing health and vigour
  • Population studies - inactivity and excess weight associated with poor academic achievement
  • Quality of measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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