Michael L Alosco

Summary

Affiliation: Kent State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Obesity interacts with cerebral hypoperfusion to exacerbate cognitive impairment in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2:88-98. 2012
  2. pmc Impaired knowledge of driving laws is associated with recommended driving cessation in cognitively impaired older adults
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra 1:358-65. 2011
  3. pmc The additive effects of type-2 diabetes on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:348054. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity as a risk factor for poor neurocognitive outcomes in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 340 Kent Hall, Kent, OH, 44224, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 19:403-11. 2014
  5. pmc The interactive effects of cerebral perfusion and depression on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:632-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Depressive symptomatology, exercise adherence, and fitness are associated with reduced cognitive performance in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Aging Health 25:459-77. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Left atrial size is independently associated with cognitive function
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 123:544-52. 2013
  8. pmc Cerebral perfusion is associated with white matter hyperintensities in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 19:E29-34. 2013
  9. pmc Reduced memory in fat mass and obesity-associated allele carriers among older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 13:35-40. 2013
  10. pmc Poorer physical fitness is associated with reduced structural brain integrity in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Neurol Sci 328:51-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Obesity interacts with cerebral hypoperfusion to exacerbate cognitive impairment in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2:88-98. 2012
    ..The current study examined the association between obesity and cognitive performance among older adults with HF and whether obesity interacts with cerebral hypoperfusion to exacerbate cognitive impairment...
  2. pmc Impaired knowledge of driving laws is associated with recommended driving cessation in cognitively impaired older adults
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra 1:358-65. 2011
    ..The present study examined if knowledge of driving laws independently predicts on-the-road driving performance among cognitively impaired older adults...
  3. pmc The additive effects of type-2 diabetes on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:348054. 2012
    ..The findings suggest additive contributions of T2DM and HF to impairments in attention, executive function, and motor function. Future work is needed to elucidate the mechanisms by which T2DM exacerbates cognitive impairment in HF...
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity as a risk factor for poor neurocognitive outcomes in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 340 Kent Hall, Kent, OH, 44224, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 19:403-11. 2014
    ..This paper reviews the literature on HF and cognitive function and introduces obesity as a significant risk factor for poor neurocognitive outcomes in this population...
  5. pmc The interactive effects of cerebral perfusion and depression on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:632-9. 2013
    ..The mechanisms of this relationship are unclear, and the current study examined whether cerebral perfusion moderates the association between depressive symptoms and cognitive impairment in patients with HF...
  6. doi request reprint Depressive symptomatology, exercise adherence, and fitness are associated with reduced cognitive performance in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Aging Health 25:459-77. 2013
    ..The current study used structrual equation modeling to examine whether depression adversely impacts cognitive function in HF through its adverse affects on exercise adherence and cardiovascular fitness...
  7. doi request reprint Left atrial size is independently associated with cognitive function
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 123:544-52. 2013
    ..05). The current study suggests that greater LA size is associated with cognitive dysfunction in older adults and prospective studies are needed to validate these findings and elucidate underlying mechanisms...
  8. pmc Cerebral perfusion is associated with white matter hyperintensities in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 19:E29-34. 2013
    ..These findings support the widely proposed mechanism of cognitive impairment in HF patients and prospective studies are needed to confirm these results. ..
  9. pmc Reduced memory in fat mass and obesity-associated allele carriers among older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 13:35-40. 2013
    ..e. FTO-AC/AA) and non-carriers (i.e. FTO-CC) on indices of attention/executive function/psychomotor speed, memory, language, and visual-spatial ability in a sample of older patients with cardiovascular disease...
  10. pmc Poorer physical fitness is associated with reduced structural brain integrity in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Neurol Sci 328:51-7. 2013
    ..In heart failure (HF) patients, poor physical fitness may contribute to cognitive dysfunction and we examined the unique contribution of physical fitness to brain structural integrity among patients with HF...
  11. pmc Cognitive function and treatment adherence in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:965-73. 2012
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  12. pmc The independent association of hypertension with cognitive function among older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Neurol Sci 323:216-20. 2012
    ..Cognitive impairment is prevalent among HF patients, though the extent to which hypertension contributes to cognitive function in this population is unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Dietary habits moderate the association between heart failure and cognitive impairment
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 32:106-21. 2013
    ..This study suggests dietary habits can moderate the association between heart failure and performance on tests of attention and executive function. Longitudinal studies are needed to confirm and clarify the mechanisms for our findings...
  14. doi request reprint Cognitive deficits are associated with poorer simulated driving in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:58. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether cognitive dysfunction was independently associated with reduced driving simulation performance in a sample of HF patients...
  15. pmc Depression is associated with reduced physical activity in persons with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Health Psychol 31:754-62. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between physical activity as assessed by accelerometry, and depression in older adults with HF...
  16. doi request reprint Both texting and eating are associated with impaired simulated driving performance
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:468-75. 2012
    ..The objective of the current study was to examine the adverse impact of eating/drinking behavior relative to texting and nondistracted behaviors on a simulated driving task...
  17. doi request reprint The 2-minute step test is independently associated with cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:468-74. 2012
    ..This study examined whether the 2MST is associated with cognitive function in older adults with HF...
  18. doi request reprint Cognitive reserve moderates the association between heart failure and cognitive impairment
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:1-10. 2012
    ..No study has examined the influence of cognitive reserve on cognitive functioning in older adults with heart failure...
  19. pmc Cardiovascular fitness associated with cognitive performance in heart failure patients enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation
    Sarah Garcia
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:29. 2013
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  20. pmc Independent and interactive effects of blood pressure and cardiac function on brain volume and white matter hyperintensities in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:336-43. 2013
    ..However, the independent and interactive effects of blood pressure and systemic perfusion on brain structure in HF have yet to be investigated...
  21. pmc Cognitive profiles in heart failure: a cluster analytic approach
    Lindsay A Miller
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:509-20. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that cognitive impairment in persons with HF is more heterogeneous than commonly believed and has important implications for treatment recommendations...
  22. pmc The adverse impact of type 2 diabetes on brain volume in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:309-18. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether comorbid T2DM exacerbates brain atrophy in older adults with HF...
  23. pmc Cognitive impairment is independently associated with reduced instrumental activities of daily living in persons with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 27:44-50. 2012
    ..Despite high rates of disability in this population, little is known about the effects of cognitive impairment on instrumental ADLs in this population...
  24. doi request reprint Executive dysfunction is independently associated with reduced functional independence in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Clin Nurs 23:829-36. 2014
    ..To examine the independent association between executive function with instrumental activities of daily living and health behaviours in older adults with heart failure...
  25. pmc Reduced cerebral blood flow and white matter hyperintensities predict poor sleep in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 9:42. 2013
    ..However, no study to date has examined the effects of cerebral blood flow, WMH, and brain volume on sleep quality in HF...
  26. pmc Cognitive performance in older adults with stable heart failure: Longitudinal evidence for stability and improvement
    Michael L Alosco
    a Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 21:239-56. 2014
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  27. ncbi request reprint Decreased physical activity predicts cognitive dysfunction and reduced cerebral blood flow in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Neurol Sci 339:169-75. 2014
    ..The current study examined whether reduced physical activity increases risk for cognitive impairment and brain hypoperfusion over time in HF...
  28. doi request reprint Reduced cerebral perfusion predicts greater depressive symptoms and cognitive dysfunction at a 1-year follow-up in patients with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:428-36. 2014
    ..However, no study has examined this possibility or whether reduced brain perfusion increases risk for future cognitive dysfunction in older adults with HF...
  29. pmc Sleep apnea and cognitive function in heart failure
    Krysten M Knecht
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2012:402079. 2012
    ..Further work is needed to clarify mechanisms for these findings and to determine whether the interactive effects on cognitive function lead to poorer patient outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cognitive reserve preserves cognitive function in obese individuals
    Rachel M Galioto
    a Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 20:684-99. 2013
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  31. pmc Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and cognitive function in persons with cardiovascular disease
    Ashley J Szabo
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 13:206-12. 2013
    ..This current study examined the associations of BDNF genotype with cognitive function among individuals with CVD...
  32. pmc Acute cold exposure and cognitive function: evidence for sustained impairment
    Matthew D Muller
    Exercise and Environmental Physiology Laboratory, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Ergonomics 55:792-8. 2012
    ..e. once physiological parameters had returned to baseline). Further work is needed to develop countermeasures to this predicament...
  33. doi request reprint Body mass index and brain structure in healthy children and adolescents
    Michael L Alosco
    1Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Int J Neurosci 124:49-55. 2014
    ..Further research is much needed to better elucidate possible brain-based mechanisms for cognitive dysfunction associated with obesity...
  34. pmc Apathy and cognitive test performance in patients undergoing cardiac testing
    Lynn Reese Kakos
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2013:659589. 2013
    ..Future studies in samples with severe cardiovascular disease or neuropsychological impairment may provide insight into these associations...
  35. doi request reprint Improved memory function two years after bariatric surgery
    Michael L Alosco
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:32-8. 2014
    ..Bariatric surgery has recently been shown to result in improved memory at 12-weeks postoperatively. However, the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on cognitive function remain unclear...
  36. pmc Invalid performance and the ImPACT in national collegiate athletic association division I football players
    Ashley J Szabo
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH
    J Athl Train 48:851-5. 2013
    ..No one has examined the prevalence of invalid performance for college football players...
  37. ncbi request reprint The negative effects of obesity and poor glycemic control on cognitive function: a proposed model for possible mechanisms
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 238 Kent Hall Addition, Kent, OH, 44242, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 14:495. 2014
    ..Clinical implications associated with treatment of obesity in persons with cognitive deficits in addition to the cognitive promoting effects of weight loss surgery are also discussed. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as a risk factor for concussions in NCAA division-I athletes
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Brain Inj 28:472-4. 2014
    ..Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neuropsychiatric disorder that may also contribute to concussion risk, although no study has examined this possibility...