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Depressive Symptoms Affect Working Memory in Healthy Older Adult Hispanics
Objectives: Low and middle income nations will experience an unprecedented growth of the elderly population and subsequent increase in age-related neurological disorders. Worldwide prevalence and incidence of all-types of ...
Fitness Predicts Cognitive Performance in Urban Latin Americans
Background: A recent clinical trial by the KU ADC indicated that increasing fitness predicted better cognition in active healthy older adults. Maximizing an individual’s cardiorespiratory fitness was the most important ...
Action control bridges the planning-behavior gap: A longitudinal study on physical exercise in young adults
Objectives: Maintaining physical exercise levels may not only require motivation and planning but also action control which is supposed to mediate between planning and exercise. Design: Behavioural intention, action ...
Self-efficacy, action control, and social support explain physical activity changes among Costa Rican older adults
Background: Self-efficacy, action control, and social support are considered to influence changes in physical activity levels in older adults. This study examines the relationship among these variables and explores the ...
Synergistic effects of social support and self-efficacy on dietary motivation predicting fruit and vegetable intake
Background: Self-efficacy and social support are considered relevant predictors of fruit and vegetable intake. This study examines whether the effect of self-efficacy on fruit and vegetable intake is mediated by intention ...
Fitness and cognitive performance in urban Latin Americans
Our group recently conducted a randomized clinical trial in US dwelling older adults that indicated increasing cardiorespiratory fitness (measured by VO2 peak on treadmill) resulted in better visuospatial cognition ...