|Associations among physical activity, ADHD symptoms, and executive function in children with ADHD
||Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the leading childhood psychiatric disorders and is a costly public health problem. ADHD causes multiple impairments and while stimulant medications are effective in treating core symptoms of A...
|The Relationship of Physical Activity and Aerobic Fitness with Health-Related Quality of Life and Executive Function in Celiac Disease Patients
||Celiac Disease (CD) is a multisystem disorder that is caused by gluten and affects approximately 1% of the United States population. Approximately 10% of CD patients have neurological complications, such as ataxia, brain atrophy, dementia, epileptic ...
|Exploring the Dose-Response Relationship between Acute Resistance Exercise Intensity and Cognitive Function
||The primary purpose of the present research was to explore the dose-response relationship between acute resistance exercise intensity and cognitive performance. A secondary purpose of this study was to use directly statistical techniques to explore t...
|Examining the time course of attention in a soccer kick using a dual task paradigm
||A dual-task paradigm was implemented to determine the time course of attention demands of a soccer penalty kick. A sample of experienced soccer players was selected to participate in the study. Participants (N= 15) were asked to perform a 12-yard soc...
|Pairing cognitive training and exercise
||The research on the cognitive benefits of exercise has shown that regular participation in physical activity can improve performance for cognitive activities. Recently, animal research has shown that combining physical activity (PA) with cognitive tr...
|For health, wealth, or others: how the purpose for participating in a cycling task affects performance
||Increasing awareness of the myriad risk factors and dangers related to a sedentary lifestyle is not always a sufficient catalyst to motivate behavior change. Even with the knowledge of the health-related benefits, 51.2% of the U.S. population current...
|The time course of attention during two golf putts of different lengths in a group of experienced golfers
||Previous research using the dual-task paradigm to assess the time course of attention has been conducted with many sport-specific movements, such as a tennis serve, a volleyball set, a horseshoe pitch, and a basketball free-throw. However, this line ...
|Optimal timing of a PETTLEP mental imagery intervention on a dart throwing task
||Research supports the use of mental imagery (MI) to increase performance on subsequent motor tasks. Elite athletes, coaches, and sport psychologists agree that MI is effective in positively influencing performance. Recent neuroscience research has es...
|The effects of self-regulatory strength depletion on perceived exertion during 30 minutes of treadmill exercise
||The purpose of this research was to determine if self-regulatory strength depletion induced by performing a modified Stroop task would influence rate of perceived exertion (RPE) during 30 minutes of treadmill exercise. Research indicates that self-re...
|Basic combat training soldier's cognitive appraisal of injury
||The purpose of the current investigation was to assess the cognitive appraisal of stress and coping ability of Basic Combat Training (BCT) Soldiers experiencing an injury and some of the variables that predict cognitive appraisal. BCT soldiers train ...
|Self-focus and distraction models of choking domain applicability: impact of neutral pressure on dominant and non-dominant execution of sensory motor skills in experienced performers OR Choking in highly experienced soccer players
||**Note: Student's work has two different titles: 1) Self-focus and distraction models of choking domain applicability: impact of neutral pressure on dominant and non-dominant execution of sensory motor skills in experienced performers 2)Choking in h...
|The effects of cultural differences on motivation goal theory in physical activity settings
||Culture is an important component, which can contribute to our understanding of human behavior and individual differences in that behavior. According to studies, culture is one of the key factors to enhance our understanding of motivation in physical...
|The effects of music and video on perceived exertion and performance of a cycling task at vigorous intensity
||Physical activity can benefit all individuals by increasing their physical, mental, and emotional health. Therefore, finding ways to increase physical activity is a popular area of research. Researchers have found that using dissociative attentional ...
|The effect of acute exercise on the formation of long-term memory
||Though the body of literature converges on the notion that acute exercise has a small, positive effect on cognitive performance in general (Chang, Labban, Gapin, & Etnier, 2012; Lambourne & Tomporowski, 2010), effects on certain cognitive domains rem...
|Predictors of flow in recreational participants at a large group event
||The concept of "flow" as it relates to performance was first introduced and described in the 1970's by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. When experiencing flow during a particular task, an individual is focused on and consumed with the task the individual is ...
|The relationship between coping and sport injury anxiety among college athletes
||Sport injury anxiety has been identified as a sport specific anxiety that focuses on athletes' apprehensions about sustaining an injury while participating in their sport (Cassidy, 2006a, Cassidy, 2006b). While there has been research on how athletes...
|Effects of an acute bout of resistance exercise on cognitive performance in preadolescents
||Over the past two decades a positive effect on cognitive performance has consistently been identified following an acute bout of aerobic exercise. (Etnier, Salazar, Landers, Petruzzello, Han, & Nowell, 1997). A limited number of studies have identifi...
|The relationship between exercise and the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in military populations
||Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD has been a major topic of discussion within the military community over the last decade. Very little research currently examines the relationship between exercise and PTSD, however research has been able to esta...
|A closer look at the role of BDNF as a causal link in the physical activity cognition relationship: a dose-response study
||There is strong evidence in support of a beneficial relationship between acute physical activity (PA) and cognitive performance. However, the biological mechanisms through which this relationship operates are currently unknown. Although findings from...
|Investigation into hippocampal-dependent memory: the effects of exercise and nutrition
||The purpose of this research study was to evaluate the combined effect of chronic exercise training and nutrition on a hippocampal-dependent cognitive task in rodents. Male adult Sprague-Dawley rats (n=48) were randomly assigned to a 5- or 6-week for...