CHARLES HILLMAN

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship of age and cardiovascular fitness to cognitive and motor processes
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:303-12. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute cardiovascular exercise and executive control function
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, 213 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 48:307-14. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Emotion and motivated behavior: postural adjustments to affective picture viewing
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Biol Psychol 66:51-62. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and executive control: implications for increased cognitive health during older adulthood
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:176-85. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Postural and eye-blink indices of the defensive startle reflex
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 55:45-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Be smart, exercise your heart: exercise effects on brain and cognition
    Charles H Hillman
    Charles H Hillman is at the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:58-65. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and cognitive function in a cross-section of younger and older community-dwelling individuals
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 25:678-87. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness and neurocognitive function in healthy preadolescent children
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1967-74. 2005
  9. pmc The relation of aerobic fitness to neuroelectric indices of cognitive and motor task preparation
    Keita Kamijo
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:814-21. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Age and physical activity influences on action monitoring during task switching
    Jason R Themanson
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1335-45. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship of age and cardiovascular fitness to cognitive and motor processes
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:303-12. 2002
    ..Therefore, physical fitness is associated with attenuation of cognitive decline in older individuals and greater economy of motor preparation for both young and older participants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute cardiovascular exercise and executive control function
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, 213 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 48:307-14. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Emotion and motivated behavior: postural adjustments to affective picture viewing
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Biol Psychol 66:51-62. 2004
    ..These findings extend our knowledge of motivated engagement with affective stimuli and indicate that postural responses may provide insight into sex-related differences in withdrawal behavior...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and executive control: implications for increased cognitive health during older adulthood
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:176-85. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Postural and eye-blink indices of the defensive startle reflex
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 55:45-9. 2005
    ..The results suggest that a measurable postural reaction may be observed following a startling acoustic stimulus, which may reflect generalized bodily flexion associated with a preparatory behavioral response...
  6. ncbi request reprint Be smart, exercise your heart: exercise effects on brain and cognition
    Charles H Hillman
    Charles H Hillman is at the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:58-65. 2008
    ..A growing number of studies support the idea that physical exercise is a lifestyle factor that might lead to increased physical and mental health throughout life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and cognitive function in a cross-section of younger and older community-dwelling individuals
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 25:678-87. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that physical activity may be beneficial to both general and selective aspects of cognition, particularly among older adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness and neurocognitive function in healthy preadolescent children
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1967-74. 2005
    ..We investigated the relationship between age, aerobic fitness, and cognitive function by comparing high- and low-fit preadolescent children and adults...
  9. pmc The relation of aerobic fitness to neuroelectric indices of cognitive and motor task preparation
    Keita Kamijo
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:814-21. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Age and physical activity influences on action monitoring during task switching
    Jason R Themanson
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1335-45. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that both age and physical activity participation influence behavioral and neuroelectric indices of action monitoring and provide further evidence for the beneficial effects of physical activity on executive control...
  11. doi request reprint Aerobic fitness and cognitive development: Event-related brain potential and task performance indices of executive control in preadolescent children
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:114-29. 2009
    ..The findings differ from those observed in adult populations by indicating a general rather than a selective relationship between aerobic fitness and cognition...
  12. doi request reprint The persistent effects of concussion on neuroelectric indices of attention
    Steven P Broglio
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:1463-70. 2009
    ..It is not clear if these persistent deficits will manifest into clinical pathologies later in life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influences of age on emotional reactivity during picture processing
    Darin P Smith
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P49-56. 2005
    ..These age differences suggest that older adults have differential reactivity to affective picture viewing, and they indicate that age-related changes in emotion are not unitary across response systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional examination of age and physical activity on performance and event-related brain potentials in a task switching paradigm
    Charles H Hillman
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 59:30-9. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the specificity and generality of physical activity effects on cognition...
  15. doi request reprint The association between mild traumatic brain injury history and cognitive control
    Matthew B Pontifex
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:3210-6. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint The effect of acute aerobic and resistance exercise on working memory
    Matthew B Pontifex
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:927-34. 2009
    ..The goal of this investigation was to assess the influence of acute bouts of aerobic versus resistance exercise on the executive control of working memory...
  17. ncbi request reprint Concussion does not impact intraindividual response time variability
    Jacob J Sosnoff
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:796-802. 2007
    ..As such, RT variability is not a unique identifier of cognitive dysfunction following concussion. These results highlight that transient brain injury has significantly different neurobiological consequences than chronic conditions have...
  18. pmc Basal ganglia volume is associated with aerobic fitness in preadolescent children
    Laura Chaddock
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Dev Neurosci 32:249-56. 2010
    ..Because children are becoming increasingly overweight, unhealthy and unfit, understanding the neurocognitive benefits of an active lifestyle during childhood has important public health and educational implications...
  19. pmc Age, physical fitness, and attention: P3a and P3b
    Matthew B Pontifex
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:379-87. 2009
    ..Further, fitness did not influence attentional orienting. The findings suggest that fitness-related changes in cognitive function may originate from other attentional mechanisms. Theoretical implications are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint On the number of trials necessary for stabilization of error-related brain activity across the life span
    Matthew B Pontifex
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:767-73. 2010
    ..These data indicate that the ERN and Pe may be accurately quantified with as few as six to eight commission error trials across the life span...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relation of aerobic fitness to stroop task performance in preadolescent children
    Sarah M Buck
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:166-72. 2008
    ..We investigated the relation between aerobic fitness and interference control--one component of executive control--in 74 children between 7 and 12 yr of age...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and academic achievement in third- and fifth-grade students
    Darla M Castelli
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 29:239-52. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed with regards to maximizing school performance and the implications for educational policies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuroelectric and behavioral indices of interference control during acute cycling
    Matthew B Pontifex
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:570-80. 2007
    ..This study examined the effects of in-task, moderate-intensity aerobic exercise on neuroelectric and behavioral indices of interference control, one component of executive control...
  24. pmc Self-efficacy effects on neuroelectric and behavioral indices of action monitoring in older adults
    Jason R Themanson
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 29:1111-22. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that SE may be related to neuroelectric and behavioral indices of action monitoring in older adults when task demands require greater attention to action monitoring processes...
  25. ncbi request reprint The acute effects of yoga on executive function
    Neha Gothe
    Dept of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:488-95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an acute yoga exercise session, relative to aerobic exercise, on cognitive performance...
  26. doi request reprint Neuroelectric measurement of cognition during aerobic exercise
    Matthew B Pontifex
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois, 213 Louise Freer Hall MC 052, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Methods 45:271-8. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor gating and anxiety: prepulse inhibition following acute exercise
    Aaron R Duley
    University of Central Florida, Institute for Simulation and Training, Orlando, FL 32826, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 64:157-64. 2007
    ..The current results highlight the potential for PPI to index the potential anxiolytic effects of an acute exercise bout...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of exercise
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Center, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:345-56. 2006
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Research Grants6

  1. Exercise, Executive Processes and the Aging Brain
    CHARLES HILLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. ERPs to Academics: Exercise Effects on Cognition in School-Aged Children
    Charles H Hillman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These findings will provide lifestyle considerations for children to improve their cognitive health across the lifespan. ..