Selected Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS (Peer-Reviewed)

Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Hajcak, G., Selby, E. A., and Alderman, B. L. (2018, in press). Using multilevel modeling to examine blunted neural responses to reward in major depression. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.

Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Buckman, J. F., and Alderman, B. L. (2018, in press). A history of sport-related concussion is associated with sustained deficits in conflict and error monitoring. International Journal of Psychophysiology.

Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Bixby, W. R., and Alderman, B. L. (2018, in press). Do sport-related concussions result in long-term cognitive impairment? A review of event-related potential research. International Journal of Psychophysiology.

Liu, J. H., Alderman, B. L., Song, T. F., Chen, F. T., Hung, T. M., Chang, Y. K. (2017, in press). A randomized controlled trial of coordination exercise on cognitive function in obese adolescents. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

Rieder, R., Wisniewski, P. J., Alderman, B. L., & Campbell, S. C. (2017, in press). Microbes and mental health: A review. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.

Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., & Alderman, B. L. (2017). A randomized trial of aerobic exercise on cognitive control in major depression. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(6), 903-913.

Ehmann, P. J., Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Bhatt, S. N., Banu, A. H., & Alderman, B. L. (2017). Active workstations do not impair executive function in young and middle-age adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 49(5), 965-974.

Shors, T. J., Millon, E. M., Chang, H. Y. M., Olson, R. L., & Alderman, B. L. (2017). Do sex differences in rumination explain sex differences in depression? Journal of Neuroscience Research95(1-2), 711-718.

Chang, Y. K., Alderman, B. L., Chu, C. H., Wang, C. C., Song, T. F., & Chen, F. T. (2017). Acute exercise has a general facilitative effect on cognitive function: A combined ERP temporal dynamics and BDNF study. Psychophysiology, 54, 289-300.

Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., & Brush, C. J. (2016, in press). Using event-related potentials to study the effects of chronic exercise on cognitive function. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.


Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Osovsky, S., & Alderman, B. L. (2016). Dose-response and time course effects of acute resistance exercise on executive function. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 38(4), 396-408.

Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., & Shors, T. J. (2016). MAP training: combining meditation and aerobic exercise reduces depression and rumination while enhancing synchronized brain activity. Translational Psychiatry, 6, e276, 1-9. 


Olson, R. L., Chang, Y. K., Brush, C. J., Kwok, A. N., Gordon, V. X., & Alderman, B. L. (2016). Neurophysiological and behavioral correlates of cognitive control during low and moderate intensity exercise. NeuroImage, 131, 171-180.


Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Bates, M. E., Selby, E. A, Buckman, J. F., Brush, C. J., Panza, E. A., Kranzler, A., Eddie, D., & Shors, T. J. (2015).  Rumination in major depressive disorder is associated with impaired neural activation during conflict monitoring. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:269.


Chu, C. H., Alderman, B. L., Wei, G. X., & Chang, Y. K. (2015).  Effects of acute aerobic exercise on motor response inhibition: An ERP study using the stop-signal task.  Journal of Sport and Health Science, 4, 73-81. 


Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., O'Sullivan, D. J., & Alderman, B. L. (2015). Psychophysiological and ergogenic effects of music in swimming. Comparative Exercise Physiology, 11(2), 79-87.


Shors, T. J., Olson, R. L., Bates, M. E., Selby, E. A., & Alderman, B. L. (2014). Mental and Physical (MAP) Training: A neurogenesis-inspired intervention that enhances health in humans. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 115(3), 3-9.


Alderman, B. L., & Olson, R. L.  (2014).  The relation of aerobic fitness to cognitive control and heart rate variability:  A neurovisceral integration study. Biological Psychology, 99, 26-33.


Henderson, G. C., & Alderman, B. L. (2014).  Determinants of resting lipid oxidation in response to a prior bout of endurance exercise.  Journal of Applied Physiology, 116, 95-103.


Alderman, B. L., Olson, R.L., & Mattina, D. M.  (2014).  Cognitive function during low-intensity walking:  A test of the treadmill work station.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11, 752-758.


Alderman, B. L., Benham-Deal, T., Beighle, A., Erwin, H. E., & Olson, R. L.  (2012).  Physical education's contribution to daily physical activity among middle school youth. Pediatric Exercise Science, 24, 634-648.


Beighle, A., Erwin, H., Morgan, C. F., & Alderman, B. L.  (2012).  Children's in-school and out-of-school physical activity during two seasons. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83, 103-107.


Jenkins, J. M., & Alderman, B. L.  (2011).  Influence of sport education on group cohesion in university physical education.  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 30, 214-230.


Beets, M. W., Cardinal, B. J., & Alderman, B. L.  (2010).  Parental social support and the physical activity-related behaviors of youth: A review. Health Education & Behavior, 37, 621-644.

Alderman, B. L., Benham-Deal, T. B., & Jenkins, J. M.  (2010).  Change in parental influence on children’s physical activity over time.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7, 60-67.

Beighle, A., Alderman, B., Morgan, C. F., & Le Masurier, G.  (2008).  Seasonality in children’s pedometer-measured physical activity levels. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79, 256-260.

Alderman, B. L., Arent, S. M., Landers, D. M., & Rogers, T. J.  (2007).  Aerobic exercise intensity and time of stressor administration influence cardiovascular responses to psychological stress. Psychophysiology, 44, 759-766.

Arent, S. M., Alderman, B. L., Short, E. J., & Landers, D. M.  (2007).  The impact of the testing environment on affective changes following acute resistance exercise.  Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 19, 364-378.

Alderman, B. L., Beighle, A., & Pangrazi, R. P. (2006).  Enhancing motivation in physical education.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 77, 41-45, 51.

Alderman, B. L., Landers, D. M., Carlson, J., & Scott, J. R.  (2004).  Factors associated with rapid weight loss practices at international style wrestling tournaments. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36, 249-252. Abstract reprinted in R. Shephard (Ed., 2004), Year Book of Sports Medicine. Elsevier Publishing.

Rhea, M. R., & Alderman, B. L.  (2004).  A meta-analysis of periodized versus non-periodized strength and power training programs. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 75, 413-422.

Urukawa, K. S., Landers, D. M., Alderman, B. L., Rogers, T. J., & Arent, S. M.  (2004).  Effects of heading the ball and head injury on the cognitive functioning of soccer players. International Journal of Soccer and Science, 2, 26-32.

Rogers, T. J., Alderman, B. L., & Landers, D. M.  (2003).  Effects of life-event stress and hardiness on peripheral vision in a real-life stress situation. Behavioral Medicine, 29, 21-26.

PUBLICATIONS (Refereed Book and Monograph Chapters)


Arent, S. M., & Alderman, B. L.  (2013).  Effects of resistance exercise on anxiety and depression.  In J. Ciccolo and W. Kraemer (Eds.), Resistance Training for the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease.  London:  Taylor and Francis.


Alderman, B. L.  (2013).  Individual response stereotypy.  In G. Tenenbaum and R. Eklund (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sport Psychology.  London:  Taylor and Francis.


Landers, D. M., & Alderman, B. L.  (2007).  Exercise relative to other treatments for reduction of anxiety and depression: Overcoming the principle of least effort.  In T. Morris, P. Terry, & S. Gordon (Eds.), Sport and exercise psychology: International perspectives (pp. 83-93).  Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

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