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Current Research

Smart Minds with Aerobic and Resistance Training during Recess (SMART Recess) Pilot Study
PI: St. Laurent
Purpose: To examine the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a fitness program offered during school recess on the cognition and academic performance of elementary school children.

Preschool Sleep Study
Funding Source NIH-NHLBI R01
PI: Spencer
Purpose: Our lab is collaborating with Dr. Rebecca Spencer on her R01 to examine the benefit of naps on cognitive, emotional and motor learning in preschoolers. Our lab's role on this project is to assess with the assessment of physical activity in the preschool population.