adolescence

Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and neurocognitive function in children with primary hypertension

Authors: Juan C Kupferman, Donald L Batisky, Joshua Samuels, Heather R Adams, Stephen R Hooper, Hongyue Wang, Marc B Lande

Journal: Pediatric Nephrology

Year Published: 2018

Background Children with primary hypertension have been reported to have diminished scores in measures of cognition. However, little is known about the relative correlation between office and ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and neurocognitive test performance, and […]

No Seasonal Changes in Cognitive Functioning Among High School Football Athletes: Implementation of a Novel Electrophysiological Measure and Standard Clinical Measures

Authors: Steven P Broglio, Richelle Williams, Ashley Rettmann, Brandon Moore, James T Eckner, Sean Meehan

Journal: Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine

Year Published: 2017

Objective: To evaluate neuroelectric and cognitive function relative to a season of football participation. Cognitive and neuroelectric function declines are hypothesized to be present in football athletes. Design: Observational. Setting: Athletic fields and research laboratory. Patients […]

Executive Function in Adolescence: Associations with Child and Family Risk Factors and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood

Authors: Donna Berthelsen, Nicole Hayes, Sonia L J White, Kate E Williams

Journal: Frontiers in Psychology

Year Published: 2017

Executive functions are important higher-order cognitive skills for goal-directed thought and action. These capacities contribute to successful school achievement and lifelong wellbeing. The importance of executive functions to children’s education begins in early childhood and continues […]

Neurocognitive Function in Children with Primary Hypertension

Authors: Marc B Lande, Donald L Batisky, Juan C Kupferman, Joshua Samuels, Stephen R Hooper, Bonita Falkner, Shari R Waldstein, Peter G Szilagyi, Hongyue Wang, Jennifer Staskiewicz, Heather R Adams

Journal: The Journal of Pediatrics

Year Published: 2016

Objective: To compare neurocognitive test performance of children with primary hypertension with that of normotensive controls. Study Design: Seventy-five children (10-18 years of age) with newly diagnosed, untreated hypertension and 75 frequency-matched normotensive controls had baseline […]

The Relationship between Nutrition in Infancy and Cognitive Performance during Adolescence

Authors: Anett Nyaradi, Wendy H Oddy, Siobhan Hickling, Jianghong Li, Jonathan K Foster

Journal: Frontiers in Nutrition

Year Published: 2015

Objectives: In this study, we aimed to investigate the long-term associations between breastfeeding duration during infancy, diet quality as measured by a diet score at 1 year of age, and cognitive performance during adolescence. Methods: Participants (n = 717) […]

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