Publications

1. Niemiro, G. M., Raine, L. B., Khan, N. A.,Emmons, R., Little, J., Kramer, A. F., Hillman, C.H., De Lisio, M. (2016). Circulating progenitor cells are positively associated with cognitive function among overweight/obese children. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. In press. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2016.03.018

2. McCorkle, S.M., Raine, L.B., Hammond, B.R., Renzi-Hammond, L., Hillman, C.H., & Khan, N.A.(2015). Reliability of Heterochromatic Flicker Photometry in Measuring Macular Pigment Optical Density among Preadolescent Children. Foods, 4(4), 594-604.

3. Khan,N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder M.R., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H. (2015). Dietary fiber is positively associated with cognitive control in prepubertal children. Journal of Nutrition. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.198457

4. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder M.R., & Hillman, C.H. (2015). The relation of saturated fats and dietary cholesterol to childhood cognitive flexibility. Appetite, 93, 51-56. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.012

5. Ziauddeen, H., Alonso-Alonso, M., Hill, J.O., Kelley, M.,& Khan, N.A.(2015)The neurocognitive basis of overeating and obesity: food reward and the control of intake. Advances in Nutrition, vol. 6: 474-486.

6. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Pontifex, M.B., Castelli, D.M., Donovan, S.M., Evans, E.M., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). Impact of the FITKids physical activity intervention on adiposity in prepubertal children. Pediatrics, 133, e875-e883. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2246

7. Khan, N.A.&Hillman, C.H. (2014). The relation of childhood physical activity and aerobic fitness to brain function and cognition: A review. Pediatric Exercise Science, 26, 138-146. doi: 10.1123/pes.2013-0125

8. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Donovan,S.M., &Hillman, C.H. (2014). The cognitive implications of obesity and nutrition in childhood. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 79, 51-71. doi: 10.1111/mono.12130

9. Khan, N.A., Baym, C.L., Monti, J. M., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, Davis Moore, R., M.R., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., & Cohen, N.J. (2014). Central adiposity is negatively associated with hippocampal-dependent relational memory among overweight and obese children. Journal of Pediatrics. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.10.008

10. Baym, C.L., Khan, N.A.,Monti, J. M., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Davis Moore, R., Scudder, M.R., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., & Cohen, N.J. (2014). Differential impact of dietary lipids on hippocampal-dependent relational memory in prepubescent children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99, 1026-1032. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.079624

11. Pontifex, M.B., Kamijo, K., Scudder, M.R., Raine, L.B., Khan, N.A., Hemrick, B., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M., Frank, K.A. & Hillman, C.H. (2014). The differential association of adiposity and fitness with cognitive control in preadolescent children. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 79, 72-92. doi: 10.1111/mono.12131

12. Baym, C.L., Khan, N.A., Pence, A., Raine, Hillman, C.H., & Cohen, N.J. (2014). Aerobic fitness predicts relational memory but not item memory performance in healthy young adults. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00667

13. Scudder, M.R., Khan, N.A., Lambourne, K., Drollette, E.S., Herrmann, S., Betts, J.L., Washburn, R., Donnelly, J.E., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). Cognitive control in preadolescent children with risk factors for metabolic syndrome. Health Psychology. doi: 10.1037/hea0000114

14. Hillman, C.H., Pontifex, M.B., Castelli, D.M., Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Davis Moore, R., Wu, C., & Kamijo, K. (2014). Effects of the FITKids physical activity intervention on cognitive and brain health in children. Pediatrics. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3219

15. Hill, J.O., Berridge, K., Avena, N.M., Ziauddeen, H., Alonso-Alonso, M., Allison, D.B., Khan, N.A., & Kelley, M. (2014). Neurocognition: The food-brain connection. Advances in Nutrition, 5, 544-546. doi: 10.3945/an.114.006437

16. Kamijo, K., Pontifex, M.B., Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M.,& Hillman, C.H. (2014). The negative association of childhood obesity to cognitive control of action monitoring. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 654-662. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs349

17. Kamijo, K., Khan, N.A., Pontifex, M.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Raine, L.B., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M.,& Hillman, C.H. (2012). The relation of adiposity to cognitive control and scholastic achievement in preadolescent children. Obesity, 20, 2406-2411. doi: 10.1038/oby.2012.112

18. Kamijo,K., Pontifex, M.B., Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M.,& Hillman, C.H. (2012). The association of childhood obesity to neuroelectric indices of inhibition. Psychophysiology, 49, 1361-1371. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01459.x

19. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M.,& Chapman-Novakofski, K. (2011). Using a teaching partnership to improve nutrition and exercise in college students. Journal ofNorth American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture.

20. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M.,& Chapman-Novakofski, K. (2009). Peer education, exercising, and eating right (PEER): training of peers in an undergraduate faculty teaching partnership. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 41, 68-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2008.03.116

Abstracts

1. Curran, M.R., Raine, L.B., Pontifex, M.B., Castelli, D.M., Hillman, C.H., Khan, N.A.(2016). Accumulation of fat mass during the school year is associated with lower gains in math achievement and cognitive control among preadolescent children.FASEB Journal.

2. Covello, A.R., Baumgartner, N.W., Curran, M.R., Reeser, G.E., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., Barbey, A.K., & Khan, N.A.(2016). The sexual dimorphic relationship between dietary fiber intake and visceral adipose tissue. FASEB Journal.

3. Raine, L.B., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., & Khan, N.A. (2016). Carbohydrates differentially influence children’s efficiency during cognitive control tasks. FASEB Journal.

4. Raine, L.B., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., & Khan, N.A.(2016). From visceral fat to brain function: The selectively negative influence of central adiposity on neuroelectric indices in preadolescent children. FASEB Journal.

5. Walk, W.M., Raine, L.B., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., & Khan, N.A.(2016).Higher-fit children exhibit greater resilience to the transient effects of sucralose on cognitive control. Journal of Medicine & Exercise in Sports and Exercise.

6. Baumgartner, N. W., Covello, A. R., Reeser, G. E. Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A. F., Barbey, A.K., Hillman, C. H., & Khan, N.A. (2016). Moderate to vigorous physical activity influences aerobic capacity independent of body composition. Journal of Medicine & Exercise in Sports and Exercise.

7. McCorkle, S.M., Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Hammond Jr., B.R., Renzi, L., & Hillman, C.H. (2015). Reliability of heterochromatic flicker photometry in measuring macular pigment optical density among preadolescent children. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.

8. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Kao, S., Kramer, A.F., Donovan, S.M., & Hillman, C.H.(2015).Small gestational deficits have long-term effects on cognitive control among preadolescents.FASEB Journal.

9. Khan, N.A., Raine, L., Winter, A.J., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H. (2015). Differential effects of carbohydrates on changes in acute childhood cognitive control.FASEB Journal.

10. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). The relation of total water intake to cognitive function among prepubertal children.Proceedings of the Hydration for Health (H4H) conference.

11. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Pontifex, M.B., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). Differences in cognitive flexibility between healthy weight and obese children: An ERP study. FASEB Journal.

12. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C. H. (2014). Associations between diet quality and cognitive control in childhood. FASEB Journal.

13. Drollette, E.S., Khan, N.A., Raine, L. B., Scudder, M.R., Davis Moore, R., Komisarz, C.E., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). The sexual dimorphic pattern of central adiposity on ERPs in 8-to 10-year-old Children. Psychophysiology.

14. Raine, L.B., Pontifex, M.B., Khan, N.A., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Davis Moore, R., Wu, C., Kamijo, K., Castelli, D.M., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). The FITKids randomized controlled trial: effects of physical activity on cognitive and brain health in children. Psychophysiology.

15. Pindus, D., Khan, N.A., Drollette, E.S., Davis Moore, R., Scudder, M.R., Raine, L.B., Sherar, L., & Hillman, C.H. (2014). Physical activity intervention and changes incognitive control in pre-pubertal children: Does intensity matter? Insights from the FITKids randomized controlled trial.

16. Lynch, B., Verstynen, T., Weinstein, A.M., Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H., & Erickson, K.I. (2014). Dissociable effects of lean mass versus fat mass on neuromorphology in children. American Psychosomatic Society.

17. Lynch, B., Weinstein, A.M., Khan, N.A., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H., & Erickson, K.I. (2013). Amygdala volume is associated with central adiposity in children. Research symposia at Wake Forest University.

18. Scudder, M.R., Khan, N.A., Lambourne, K., Drollette, E.S., Herrmann, S., Betts, J.L., Washburn, R., Donnelly, J.E., &Hillman, C.H. (2013). The Influence of metabolic syndrome risk factors on cognitive control in elementary age children. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

19. Khan, N.A., Baym, C.L., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Kramer, A.F., Cohen, N.J., & Hillman, C.H. (2013). Central adiposity predicts hippocampal-dependent relational memory in prepubertal children.FASEB Journal.

20. Raine, L.B., Khan, N.A., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H. (2013). Towards a better understanding of the negative relationship between adiposity and cognitive health in prepubertal children. FASEB Journal.

21. Scudder, M.R., Khan, N.A., Lambourne, K., Herrmann, S., Drollette, E.S., Washburn, R., Donnelly, J.E., & Hillman, C.H. (2013). Aerobic fitness and HDL cholesterol are independently associated with children’s cognitive performance. Journal of Medicine & Exercise in Sports and Exercise.

22. Baym, C.L., Monti, J.M., Khan, N.A., Hillman, C.H., & Cohen, N.J. (2012). Aerobic Fitness and Nutrition Effects on Relational and Item Memory in Preadolescent Children. Society for Neurosciences.

23. Kamijo, K., Pontifex, M.B., Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M., & Hillman, C.H. (2012). Childhood obesity and action monitoring. Psychophysiology.

24. Pontifex, M.B., Kamijo, K., Scudder, M.R., Raine, L.B., Khan, N.A., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M., & Hillman, C.H. (2012). The differential association between fitness, adiposity, and cognitive control in preadolescent children. Psychophysiology.

25. Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Pontifex, M.B., Castelli, D.M., Hillman, C.H., Donovan, S.M., & Evans, E.M. (2012). Television viewing and intake of added sugars are related to central adiposity in prepubertal children.FASEB Journal.

26. Kamijo, K., Pontifex, M.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Khan, N.A., Castelli, D.M., Evans, E.M., & Hillman, C.H. (2011). Body mass and inhibitory control in preadolescent children. Psychophysiology.

27. Kamijo, K., Khan, N.A., Pontifex, M.B., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Raine, L.B., Evans, E.M., Castelli, D.M., & Hillman, C.H. (2011). The negative relation of adiposity to cognitive health in preadolescent children: perspectives on academic achievement. Journal of Medicine & Exercise in Sports and Exercise.
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28. Khan, N.A., Richey, A.L., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R, Pontifex, M.B., Castelli, D.M., Hillman, & C.H, Evans E.M. (2011). Gender and race differences in bone mineral density,fat, and lean mass among black and white prepubertal children. FASEB Journal.

29. Kamijo, K., Khan, N.A., Pontifex, M., Scudder, M.R., Drollette, E.S., Raine, L.B., Evans, E.M., Castelli D.M., &Hillman, C.H. (2011). The negative relation of adiposity to cognitive health in preadolescent children: perspectives on academic achievement. Journal of Medicine & Exercise in Sports and Exercise.

30. Khan, N.A., Richey, A., Drollette, E.S., Scudder, M.R., Pontifex, M.B, Castelli, D.M., Hillman, C.H., & Evans, E.M. (2011). Maternal level of education is negatively related to television watching and adiposity in prepubertal children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

31. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M., & Chapman-Novakofski, K.M. (2007). Peer education, exercising and eating right (PEER): an undergraduate faculty teaching partnership. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

32. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M., & Chapman-Novakofski, K.M. (2008). Implementing a peer delivered self-efficacy based undergraduate course in nutrition and kinesiology. Journal of American Dietetic Association.

33. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M., & Chapman-Novakofski, K.M. (2008). Peer education, exercising and eating right (PEER): developing, implementing and evaluating a teaching partnership. FASEB Journal.

34. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M., & Chapman-Novakofski, K.M. (2007). Peer education, exercising and eating right (PEER): training of peer educators in an undergraduate teaching partnership. FASEB Journal.

35. Khan, N.A., Nasti, C., Evans, E.M., & Chapman-Novakofski, K.M. (2007). Peer education, exercising and eating right (PEER): curricula development in an undergraduate teaching partnership. Proceedings of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Conference.

36. Davis, N., Khan, N.A., Toston, T., Zanovec, M., Vidrine, K., & Tuuri, G. (2006). Fracture risk assessment in African-American women using quantitative ultrasound of the os calcis. Journal of Medicine & Exercise in Sports and Exercise.

37. Khan, N.A., Vidrine, K., Lebas, J., & Tuuri, G. (2005). Comparison of quantitative ultrasound with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry for osteoporosis risk assessment in Men. Proceedings of the LS LAMP Annual Conference.