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

Authors: Adams HR, Batisky DL, Hooper SR, Kupferman JC, Lande MB, Samuels J, Wang H

Journal: Pediatric nephrology : journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association

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: Broglio SP, Eckner JT, Meehan S, Moore B, Rettmann A, Williams R

Journal: Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine

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: Berthelsen D, Hayes N, White SLJ, Williams KE

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: Adams HR, Batisky DL, Falkner B, Hooper SR, Kupferman JC, Lande MB, Samuels J, Staskiewicz J, Szilagyi PG, Waldstein SR, Wang H

Journal: The Journal of Pediatrics

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: Foster JK, Hickling S, Li J, Nyaradi A, Oddy WH

Journal: Frontiers in Nutrition

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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