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Working memory, sustained attention, and physical activity: an intraindividual study

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Objective: Experimental studies show small to moderate effects of both acute and regular physical activity on executive functions, these being strongly associated with academic performance at school. In order to understand the naturally occurring associations between primary school-aged children's working memory, self-reported sustained attention, and physical activity, 35 children (Mage = 9.8 years, range = 7.6–11.4 years old) in Years 3–6 of primary school ...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5309-7403
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychology of Sport and Exercise Journal website
Volume:
60
Article number:
102161
Publication date:
2022-02-09
Acceptance date:
2022-02-06
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EISSN:
1878-5476
ISSN:
1469-0292
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1250792
Local pid:
pubs:1250792
Deposit date:
2022-05-31

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