Working memory performance differentiated by physical functional capacity in late-adulthood

Shu Shih Hsieh, Tsung Min Hung, Lin Hsiang Chu, Wan Chan Chou, Chin Lung Fang

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The aim of this study was to examine whether working memory performance is differentiated by higher and lower physical functional capacities in the elderly. Forty-six healthy, active older males aged 65-75 years were assigned into either a Higher-capacity group (HC group; n = 23) or Lower-capacity group (LC group; n = 23) based on the median split of their distance walked in the 6-min walking test, an assessment tool for physical functional capacity. The Sternberg working memory paradigm was employed to measure working memory performance, where data on reaction times (RT) and response accuracy were collected as performance indices. Results demonstrated that the HC group had faster RT compared with the LC group. No group difference in response accuracy was observed. Overall, the study indicated that working memory performance may be differentiated by physical functional capacity in healthy, active older males.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)61-69
頁數9
期刊Revista de Psicologia del Deporte
26
發行號1
出版狀態已發佈 - 2017 一月 1

指紋

Short-Term Memory
Reaction Time
Walking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology

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Working memory performance differentiated by physical functional capacity in late-adulthood. / Hsieh, Shu Shih; Hung, Tsung Min; Chu, Lin Hsiang; Chou, Wan Chan; Fang, Chin Lung.

於: Revista de Psicologia del Deporte, 卷 26, 編號 1, 01.01.2017, p. 61-69.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Hsieh, Shu Shih ; Hung, Tsung Min ; Chu, Lin Hsiang ; Chou, Wan Chan ; Fang, Chin Lung. / Working memory performance differentiated by physical functional capacity in late-adulthood. 於: Revista de Psicologia del Deporte. 2017 ; 卷 26, 編號 1. 頁 61-69.
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