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Dominika Pindus

Assistant Professor

Primary Affiliation

Mechanisms of Cognitive Control


Status Affiliate Faculty

Home Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Phone 300-7317



  • Biography


    • Ph.D., Physical Activity, Public Health, and Cognition, Loughborough University

  • 2023

    • Pindus, D. M., Shigeta, T. T., Leahy, A. A., Mavilidi, M. F., Nayak, A., Marcozzi, D., Montero-Herrera, B., Abbas, Z., Hillman, C. H., & Lubans, D. R. (2023). Sex moderates the associations between physical activity intensity and attentional control in older adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.


    • Keye, S. A., Kim, J., Cannavale, C. N., Walk, A. M., Burd, N. A., Pindus, D., & Khan, N. A. (2022). Neuroelectric indices of motor response preparation are selectively associated with physical activity among adults with obesity. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 182, 200-210.
    • Pindus, D. M., Selzer-Ninomiya, A., Nayak, A., Pionke, J. J., & Raine, L. B. (2022). Effects of reducing sedentary behaviour duration by increasing physical activity, on cognitive function, brain function and structure across the lifespan: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 12(10), [e046077].


    • Ai, M., Morris, T. P., Ordway, C., Quinoñez, E., D'Agostino, F., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Hillman, C. H., Pindus, D. M., McAuley, E., Mayo, N., de la Colina, A. N., Phillips, S., Kramer, A. F., & Geddes, M. (2021). The daily activity study of health (DASH): A pilot randomized controlled trial to enhance physical activity in sedentary older adults. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 106, [106405].
    • Chaddock-Heyman, L., Weng, T. B., Loui, P., Kienzler, C., Weisshappel, R., Drollette, E. S., Raine, L. B., Westfall, D., Kao, S. C., Pindus, D. M., Baniqued, P., Castelli, D. M., Hillman, C. H., & Kramer, A. F. (2021). Brain network modularity predicts changes in cortical thickness in children involved in a physical activity intervention. Psychophysiology, 58(10), [e13890].