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Run fast and sit still: Connections among aerobic fitness, physical activity, and sedentary time with executive function during pre-kindergarten


This study examined direct and moderated connections among aerobic fitness, objectively measured sedentary to light physical activity (SLPA), moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), and executive function (EF) during pre-kindergarten. Children (n = 81) between the ages of 3 and 5 were recruited from 17 classrooms from 7 center-based pre-kindergartens. In the fall (T1) and spring (T2), children were assessed using the Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders (HTKS) and Day-Night Stroop, and physical activity (PA) was measured at T1 over 4 days during waking hours within each pre-kindergarten. (author abstract)

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