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ARTICLES IN PRESS

Brassell, A. A., Shoulberg, E. K., Pontifex, M. B., Smith, A. L., Delli Paoli, A. G., & Hoza, B. (in press). Aerobic fitness and inhibition in young children: Moderating roles of ADHD status and age. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

2016

Drollette, E. S., Scudder, M. R., Raine, L. B., Moore, R. D., Pontifex, M. B., Erickson, K. I., & Hillman, C. H. (2016). The sexual dimorphic association of cardiorespiratory fitness to working memory in children. Developmental Science, 19, 90-108.

2015

Berchicci, M., Pontifex, M. B., Drollette, E. S., Pesce, C., Hillman, C. H., & Di Russo, F. (2015). From cognitive motor preparation to visual processing: The benefits of childhood fitness to brain health. Neuroscience, 298, 211-219.

Chaddock-Heyman, L., Erickson, K. I., Kienzler, C., King, M., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2015). The role of aerobic fitness in cortical thickness and mathematics achievement in preadolescent children. PLOS ONE, 10, 1-11.

Parks, A. C., Moore, R. D., Wu, C-T., Broglio, S. P., Covassin, T., Hillman, C. H., & Pontifex, M. B. (2015). The association between a history of concussion and variability in behavioral and neuroelectric indices of cognition. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 98, 426-434.

Pontifex, M. B., Parks, A. C., Henning, D. A., & Kamijo, K. (2015). Single bouts of exercise selectively sustain attentional processes. Psychophysiology, 52, 618-625.

2014

Chaddock-Heyman, L., Erickson, K. I., Holtrop, J. L., Voss, M. W., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2014). Aerobic fitness is associated with greater white matter integrity in children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(584), 1-7.

Drollette, E. S., Scudder, M. R., Raine, L. B., Moore, R. D., Saliba, B. J., Pontifex, M. B., & Hillman, C. H. (2014). Acute exercise facilitates brain function and cognition in children who need it most: An ERP study of individual differences in inhibitory control capacity. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 7, 53-64.

Hillman, C. H., Pontifex, M. B., Castelli, D. M., Khan, N. A., Raine, L. B., Scudder, M. R., Drollette, E. S., Moore, R. D., Wu, C-T., & Kamijo, K. (2014). Effects of the FITKids randomized controlled trial on executive control and brain function. Pediatrics, 134, e1063-e1071.

Khan, N. A., Raine, L. B., Drollette, E., Scudder, M. R., Pontifex, M. B., Castelli, D. M., Donovan, S. M., Evans, E. E., & Hillman, C. H. (2014). Impact of the FITKIDS physical activity intervention on adiposity in prepubertal children. Pediatrics, 133, e875-e883.

Kamijo, K., Pontifex, M. B., Khan, N., Raine, L., Scudder, M., Drollete, E., Evans, E., Castelli, D., & Hillman, C. H. (2014). The negative association of childhood obesity to the cognitive control of action monitoring. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 654-662.

Pontifex, M. B., Fine, J. G., Parks, A. C., da Cruz, K. & Smith, A. L. (2014). The role of physical activity in reducing barriers to learning in children with developmental disorders. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 79, 93-118.

Pontifex, M. B., Kamijo, K., Scudder, M. R., Raine, L. B., Khan, N. A., Drollette, E. S., Evans, E. M., Castelli, D. M., Frank, K. A., & Hillman, C. H. (2014). The differential association of adiposity and fitness on cognitive control in preadolescent children. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 79, 72-92.

Pontifex, M. B., Parks, A. C., O’Neil, P. C., Egner, A. R., Warning, J. T., Pfeiffer, K. A., & Fenn, K. M. (2014). Poorer aerobic fitness relates to reduced integrity of multiple memory systems. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 1132-1141.

2013

Chaddock-Heyman, L., Erickson, K. I., Voss, M. W., Knecht, A. M., Pontifex, M. B., Castelli, D. M., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2013). The effects of physical activity on functional MRI activation associated with cognitive control in children: A randomized controlled intervention. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, 7, 1-13.

Chaddock-Heyman, L., Erickson, K. I., Voss, M. W., Powers, J. P., Knecht, A. M., Pontifex, M. B., Drollette, E. S., Moore, R. D., Raine, L. B., Scudder, M. R., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2013). White matter microstructure is associated with cognitive control in children. Biological Psychology, 94, 109–115.

Gothe, N. P., Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H., & McAuley, E. (2013). The acute effects of Yoga on executive function. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 10, 488-495.

Moore, R. D., Wu, C., Pontifex, M. B., O’Leary, K. C., Scudder, M. R., Raine, L. B., Johnson, C. R., & Hillman, C. H. (2013). Aerobic fitness and intra-individual variability of neurocognition in preadolescent children. Brain & Cognition, 82, 43-57.

Pontifex, M. B., Saliba, B. J., Raine, L. B., Picchietti, D. L., & Hillman, C. H. (2013). Exercise improves behavioral, neurocognitive, and scholastic performance in children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Pediatrics, 162, 543-551.

2012

Chaddock, L., Erickson, K. I., Prakash, R. S., Voss, M. W., VanPatter, M., Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2012). A functional MRI investigation of the association between childhood aerobic fitness and neurocognitive control. Biological Psychology, 89, 260-268.

Chaddock, L., Hillman, C. H., Pontifex, M. B., Johnson, C. R., Raine, L. B., & Kramer, A. F. (2012). Childhood aerobic fitness predicts cognitive performance one year later. Journal of Sport Sciences, 30, 421-430.

Drollette, E. S., Shishido, T., Pontifex, M. B., & Hillman, C. H. (2012). Maintenance of cognitive control during and after walking in preadolescent children. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 44, 2017-2024.

Hillman, C. H., Kamijo, K., & Pontifex, M. B. (2012). The relation of ERP indices of exercise to brain health and cognition. In H. Boecker, C. H. Hillman, L. Scheef, & H. K. Struder (Eds.). Functional neuroimaging in exercise and sport sciences (pp. 419-446). Springer: New York, NY.

Hillman, C. H., Pontifex, M. B., Motl., R. W., O'Leary, K. C., Johnson, C. R., Scudder, M. R., Raine, L. B., & Castelli, D. M. (2012). From ERPs to academics. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2S, S90-S98.

Kamijo, K., Khan, N. A., Pontifex, M. B., Scudder, M. R., Drollette, E. S., Raine, L. B., Evans, E. M., Castelli, D. M., & Hillman, C. H. (2012). The relation of adiposity to cognitive control and scholastic achievement in preadolescent children. Obesity, 20, 2406-2411.

Kamijo, K., Pontifex, M. B., Khan, N. A., Raine, L. B., Scudder, M. R., Drollette, E. S., Evans, E. M., Castelli, D. M., & Hillman, C. H. (2012). The association of childhood obesity to neuroelectric indices of inhibition. Psychophysiology, 49, 1361-1371.

Pontifex, M. B., Broglio, S. P., Drollette, E. S., Scudder, M. R., Johnson, C. R., O’Connor, P., & Hillman, C. H. (2012). The relation of mild traumatic brain injury to chronic lapses of attention. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83, 553-559.

Pontifex, M. B., Scudder, M. R., Drollette, E. S., & Hillman, C. H. (2012). Fit and vigilant: The relationship between poorer aerobic fitness and failures in sustained attention during preadolescence. Neuropsychology, 26, 407-413.

Scudder, M. R., Drollette, E. S., Pontifex, M. B., & Hillman, C. H. (2012). Neuroelectric indices of goal maintenance following a single bout of physical activity. Biological Psychology, 89, 528-531.

Themanson, J. R., Rosen, P. J., Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H., & McAuley, E. (2012). Alterations in error-related brain activity and changes in post-error behavior over time. Brain & Cognition, 80, 257-265.

2011

Chaddock, L., Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2011). A review of the relation of aerobic fitness and physical activity to brain structure and function in children. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17, 1-11.

Kamijo, K., Pontifex, M. B., O’Leary, K. C., Scudder, M. R., Wu, C., Castelli, D. M., & Hillman, C. H. (2011). The effects of an afterschool physical activity program on working memory in preadolescent children. Developmental Science, 14, 1046 - 1058.

O’Leary, K. C., Pontifex, M. B., Scudder, M. R., Brown, M. L., & Hillman, C. H. (2011). The effects of single bouts of aerobic exercise, exergaming, and videogame play on cognitive control. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122, 1518-1525.

Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Johnson, C. R., Chaddock, L., Voss, M. W., Cohen, N. J., Kramer, A. F., & Hillman, C. H. (2011). Cardiorespiratory fitness and the flexible modulation of cognitive control in preadolescent children. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1332-1345.

Themanson, J. R., Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H., & McAuley, E. (2011). The relation of self efficacy and error-related self regulation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 80, 1-10.

Voss, M., Chaddock, L., Kim, J., VanPatter, M., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Cohen, N., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2011). Aerobic fitness is associated with greater efficiency of the network underlying cognitive control in preadolescent children. Neuroscience, 199, 166-176.

Wu, C. T., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Chaddock, L., Voss, M. W., Kramer, A. F., & Hillman, C. H. (2011). Aerobic fitness and response variability in preadolescent children performing a cognitive control task. Neuropsychology, 25, 333-341.

2010

Chaddock, L., Erickson, K. I., Prakash, R. S., Kim, J. S., Voss, M. W., VanPatter, M., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Konkel, A., Hillman, C. H., Cohen, N. J., & Kramer, A. F. (2010). A neuroimaging investigation of the association between aerobic fitness, hippocampal volume and memory performance in preadolescent children. Brain Research, 1358, 172-183.

Chaddock, L., Erickson, K. I., Prakash, R. S., VanPatter, M., Voss, M. W., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2010). Basal ganglia volume is associated aerobic fitness in preadolescent children. Developmental Neuroscience, 32, 249-256.

Kamijo, K., O’Leary, K. C., Pontifex, M. B., Themanson, J. R., & Hillman, C. H. (2010). The relation of aerobic fitness to neuroelectric indices of cognitive and motor task preparation. Psychophysiology, 47, 814-821.

Pontifex, M. B., Scudder, M. R., Brown, M., O’Leary, K. C., Wu, C., Themanson, J. R., & Hillman, C. H. (2010). On the number of trials necessary for stabilization of error-related brain activity across the lifespan. Psychophysiology, 47, 767-773.

2009

Broglio, S. P., Pontifex, M. B., O’Connor, P., & Hillman, C. H. (2009). The Persistent effects of concussion on neuroelectric indices of attention. Journal of Neurotrauma, 26, 1463-1470.

Hillman, C. H., Buck, S. M., Themanson, J. R., Pontifex, M. B., & Castelli, D. (2009). Aerobic fitness and cognitive development: Event-related brain potential and task performance indices of executive control in preadolescent children. Developmental Psychology, 45, 114-129.

Hillman, C. H., Pontifex, M. B., Raine, L. B., Castelli, D. M., Hall, E. E., & Kramer, A. F. (2009). The Effect of acute treadmill walking on cognitive control and academic achievement in preadolescent children. Neuroscience, 159, 1044-1054.

Hillman, C. H., Pontifex, M. B., & Themanson, J. R. (2009). Acute aerobic exercise effects on event-related brain potentials. In T. McMorris, P. D. Tomporowski, & M. Audiffren (Eds.), Exercise and cognition (pp. 163-180). Wiley Publications: Indianapolis, IN.

Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H., Fernhall, B., Thompson, K. M., & Valentini, T. A. (2009). The Effect of acute aerobic and resistance exercise on working memory. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 41, 927-934.

Pontifex, M. B., Hillman, C. H. & Polich, J. (2009). Age, physical fitness, and attention: P3a and P3b. Psychophysiology, 46, 379-387.

Pontifex, M. B., O’Connor, P., Broglio, S. P., & Hillman, C. H. (2009). The Association between mild traumatic brain injury history and cognitive control. Neuropsychologia, 47, 3210-3216.

2008

Pontifex, M. B., & Hillman, C. H. (2008). Neuroelectric measurement of cognition during aerobic exercise. Methods, 45, 271-278.

Themanson, J. R., Hillman, C. H., McAuley, E., Buck, S. M., Doerksen, S. E., Morris, K. S., & Pontifex, M. B. (2008). Self-efficacy effects on neuroelectric and behavioral indices of action monitoring in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 29, 1111-1122.

Themanson, J. R., Pontifex, M. B., & Hillman, C. H. (2008). Fitness and action monitoring: Evidence for improved cognitive flexibility in young adults. Neuroscience, 157, 319-328.

2007

Pontifex, M. B., & Hillman, C. H. (2007). Neuroelectric and behavioral indices of interference control during acute cycling. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 570-580.

2006

Hillman, C. H., Motl, R. W., Pontifex, M. B., Posthuma, D., Stubbe, J. H., Boomsma, D. I., & de Geus, E. J. C., (2006). Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in a Cross-Section of Younger and Older Community-Dwelling Individuals. Health Psychology, 25(6), 678-687.

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