Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

1. Barnett, S.M., Khan, N.A., Walk, A.M., Raine, L.B., Moulton, C., Cohen, N.J., Kramer, A.F., Hammond, B.R., Renzi-Hammond, L., and Hillman, C.H. Macular pigment optical density is positively associated with academic performance among preadolescent children. Nutritional Neuroscience, 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2017.1329976

2. Walk, A.M., Khan, N.A., Barnett, S.M., Raine, L.B., Kramer, A.F., Cohen, N.J., … & Hillman, C.H. (2017). From neuro-pigments to neural efficiency: The relationship between retinal carotenoids and behavioral and neruelectric indices of cognitive control in childhood. International Journal of Psychophysiology, Volume 118, Pages 1-8.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2017.05.005

3. Walk, A.M., Edwards, C.E., Baumgartner, N.W., Chojnacki, M.R., Covello, A.R., Reeser, G.E., Hammond, B.R., Renzi-Hammond, L.M., and Khan, N.A. (2017) The Role of Retinal Carotenoids and Age on Neuroelectric Indices of Attentional Control among Early to Middle-aged Adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 9: 183. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00183

4. An, R., Liu, G., Khan, N., Yan, H., & Wang, Y. Dietary habits and cognitive impairment risk among oldest-old Chinese. (2017). Journal of Gerontology: Series B, gbw170. doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbw170

5. Hassevoort, K.M., Khazoum, S.E., Walker, J.A., McCorkle, S.M., Raine, L.B., Hammond, B.R., Renzi-Hammond, L.M., Kramer, A.F., Khan, N.A., Hillman, C.H., and Cohen, N.J. Macular Carotenoids, Aerobic Fitness, and Central Adiposity Are Differentially Associated with Hippocampal-Dependent Relational Memory in Preadolescent Children. (2017) Journal of Pediatrics, 183, pp. 108-114.e1. doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.01.016

6. Balto J.M., Ensari I., Hubbard, E.A., Khan, N., Barnes, J.L., and Motl, R.W. Co-occurring  Risk Factors in Multiple Sclerosis. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2017 Jan 1;41(1):76-83. doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.41.1.8

7. Balto J.M., Ensari I., Hubbard, E.A., Khan, N., Barnes, J.L., and Motl, R.W. Individual and co-occurring SNAP risk factors: smoking, nutrition, alcohol consumption, and physical activity in people with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care. 2016 Nov;18(6):298-304. dx.doi.org/10.7224/1537-2073.2016-040

8. Ruopeng, A. & Khan, N. (2016). Salad Consumption in Relation to Daily Dietary Intake and Diet Quality among U.S. Adults, 2003-2012. Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health 13 (2). doi.org/10.2427/11791

9. Dominika, P.M., Drollette, E.S., Scudder M.R, Khan, N.A., Raine, L.B., Sherar, L.B., Esliger, D.W., Kramer, A.F., and Charles H. Hillman. (2016). Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity, Indices of Cognitive Control, and Academic Achievement in Preadolescents. The Journal of Pediatrics 173: 136–42. doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.045

10. Hassevoort, K.M., Khan, N.A., Hillman, C.H., and Cohen, N.J. (2016). Childhood Markers of Health Behavior Relate to Hippocampal Health, Memory, and Academic Performance. Mind, Brain, and Education, June. Wiley Subscription Services, Inc. doi.org/10.1111/mbe.12108

11. 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.  doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2016.03.018

12. 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.

13. Hillman, C.H., Khan, N.A., Kao, S.C. The Relationship of Health Behaviors to Childhood Cognition and Brain Health. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2015 Jun 18;66(Suppl.3):1-4. doi.org/10.1159/000381237

14. 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.org/10.3945/jn.114.198457

15. 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.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.012

16. 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. doi.org/10.3945/​an.115.008268

17. 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.org/10.1542/peds.2013-2246

18. 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.org/10.1123/pes.2013-0125

19. 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.org/10.1111/mono.12130

20. 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.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.10.008

21. 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.org/10.3945/ajcn.113.079624

22. 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.org/10.1111/mono.12131

23. 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.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00667

24. 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.org/10.1037/hea0000114

25. 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.org/10.1542/peds.2013-3219

26. 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.org/10.3945/an.114.006437

27. 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.org/10.1093/cercor/bhs349

28. 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.org/10.1038/oby.2012.112

29. 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.org/10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01459.x

30. 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 of North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture. http://www.jstor.org/stable/nactajournal.55.1.2

31. 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.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2008.03.116

Abstracts

1. McLoughlin, G.M., Edwards, C.G., Covello, A.R., Baumgartner, N.W., Curran, M. R., Graber, K. C., Woods, A., & Khan, N.A. School lunch and physical activity during recess: interactive effects of health behaviors in the school setting. FASEB Journal.

2. Edwards, C.E., Walk, A.M., Thompson, S.V., Mullen, S., Holscher, H.D., and Khan, N.A. Domain- specific relationships between cognitive control and disordered eating attitudes. FASEB Journal.

3. Baumgartner, N.W., Walk, A.M., Edwards, C.E., Curran, M.R., Covello, A.R., Reeser, G.E., and Khan, N.A. Sedentary time is inversely related to behavioral and neuroelectric indices of cognitive control. FASEB Journal.

4. Evensen, J., Edwards, C.E., Thompson, S.V., Holscher, H.D., and Khan, N.A. Relationship between whole grain consumption and selective attention. FASEB Journal.

5. Taylor, A., Edwards, C.G., Khan, N.A., Holscher, H.D. Gastrointestinal microbiota and cognitive function in adult females. FASEB Journal.

6. Thompson, S.V., Berndt, J., Edwards, C.G., Erdman Jr. J.W., Khan, N.A., O’Brien, Jr., W.D., Holscher, H.D. Bacterial fermentation end-products are related to hepatic steatosis among overweight and obese adults. FASEB Journal. FASEB Journal.

7. Westfall, D.R., Hassevoort, K.M., Barnett, S., Covello, A.R., Bottin, J.H., Perrier, E., Cohen, N.J., Hillman, C.H., & Khan, N.A. Effects of hydration on relational memory among preadolescent children. FASEB Journal.

8. Drollette, E.S., Pontifex, M.B., Raine, L. B., Scudder, M.R., Davis Moore, Kao, S., Castelli, D.M., Khan, N.A., Kramer, A.F., & Hillman, C.H. Effects of the FITKids Randomized Controlled Trial on Cognitive Control and Conflict Monitoring in Children. FASEB Journal.

9. Khan, N.A., Hassevoort, K., Edwards C., Thompson, S., Barbey, A., Cohen, N.J., & Hannah Holscher. (2016). Gut microbiota fermentation end products are related to hippocampal memory function. (in press).

10. Edwards C., Curran M.R., Erdman Jr. J.W., Renzi, L., Hammond, B., & Khan, N.A. (2016). Retinal carotenoids, adiposity, and response variability in selective attention. In press.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. 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.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. 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.

27. 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.

28. 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.

29. 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.

30. 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.

31. 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.

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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.

36. 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.

37. 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.

38. 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.

39. 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.

40. 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.

41. 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.

42. 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.

43. 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.

44. 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.

45. 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.

46. 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.

47. 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.