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Heart rate variability and cognitive function: Effects of physical effort

Authors: Caroline Di Bernardi Luft, Emílio Takase, David Darby

Journal: Biological Psychology

Year Published: 2009

This study investigated alterations in heart rate variability (HRV) and cognitive performance before and after physical effort, for 30 high-level track and field athletes (23 males and 7 females). Interbeat intervals were assessed at the baseline […]

Slower reaction times and impaired learning in young adults with birth weight <1500 g

Authors: Sonja Strang-Karlsson, Sture Andersson, Maria Paile-Hyvärinen, David Darby, Petteri Hovi, Katri Räikkönen, Anu-Katriina Pesonen, Kati Heinonen, Anna-Liisa Järvenpää, Johan G Eriksson, Eero Kajantie

Journal: Pediatrics

Year Published: 2010

Objective: Children with very low birth weight (VLBW; <1500 g) perform worse on cognitive tests than do children who are born at term. Whether this difference persists into adulthood has been little studied. We assessed core […]

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