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Comparison between Simple Visual Reaction Time in Obese, Overweight and Normal Children

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"c om ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479 Comparison between Simple Visual Reaction Time in Obese, Overweight and Normal Children 1Ehsan Zareaian, 2 Elahe Siavashi ∗, 3 Habib Allah Azarhazin 1. Sc Student of Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran. INTRODUCTION Obesity is globally epidemic and has been found to be associated with multiple health hazards(1,2) Reaction time is the time interval from the onset of the stimulus to the very beginning of the motor action, and reflects the integrity of the information processing system(3). The relationship between obesity and cognition is evident in both children and adolescents, with higher body mass indices (BMIs) associated with poor attention and task-switching abilities (4). comparison between simple visual reaction time in obese, overweight and normal children CONCLUSIONS Various neurophysiological studies have shown that greater BMI is associated with reduced cognitive performance especially in area of attention, execution and memory (6), but to this study no differences between groups."

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251 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479

Comparison between Simple Visual Reaction

Time in Obese, Overweight‌ and Normal Children

1Ehsan‌ Zareaian‌, 2 Elahe Siavashi ∗, 3 Habib Allah Azarhazin

1. Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.

2. M.Sc Student of Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.

3. M.Sc of Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran‌.

INTRODUCTION

Obesity is globally epidemic and has been found to be associated with multiple health hazards(1,2) Reaction time is the time interval from the onset of the stimulus to the very‌ beginning‌ of the motor action, and reflects the integrity of the information processing system(3). The relationship between obesity and cognition is evident in both children and adolescents, with higher body mass‌ indices‌ (BMIs) associated with poor attention and task-switching abilities (4). Some experimental data have indicated that CNS may also be affected by obesity leading to cognitive decline and dementia (5).

METHOD‌

The‌ statistical population of the research included all of the 8-12 aged students of Shahr-e-Ghods. They were divided into 3 categories: obese, with overweight and normal. The reaction time software‌ was‌ used‌ in order to measure reaction‌ time‌. Also‌, the participants were asked to respond quickly to stimuli.

Corresponding Author:

Elahe Siavashi

E-mail: e_siavoshi@yahoo.com

252 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9