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Authors: Phillip D. Tomporowski, Bryan A. McCullick and Michael Horvat (University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia) 
Book Description:
Evidence obtained from several research areas has led to renewed interest in the possible association between games that are performed under conditions requiring moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and the emergence of children’s executive function, which is the capacity to think before acting, the ability to retain information in mind, to reflect on the possible consequences of specific actions, and to self-regulate behavior. This new book describes how skill learning conditions influence the emergence and development of children's basic cognitive processes, as well as summarizing the research findings that link physical activity to mental functioning and academic performance.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Games and the Transfer of Knowledge

Chapter 2. Learning and Student Engagement Measuring and Assessing Mental Engagement

Chapter 3. Converging Evidence for the Role of Contextual Interference in Learning

Chapter 4. Physical Activity and Executive Function

Chapter 5. The Learning Curve and Mental Engagement

Chapter 6. Physical Activity Games: Connecting the Science to the Teaching of Physical Education

Chapter 7. Physical Education Today: What was Old is New Again

Chapter 8. Final Comments

References

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   Series:
      Perspectives on Cognitive Psychology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-605-5
   Status: AV
  
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