The study features the influence of various physical activities on psychomotor and cognitive performance in preschool children. The research included assessment of psycho-physiological characteristics of children and used the PFK automated complex. The authors also interviewed parents about their children’s lifestyle. The aim of the study is to attract the attention of young parents and professionals to the problem of inactivity in preschoolers. A thorough analysis of a complex of factors shows that children engaged in sports and dancing have higher neurodynamic indicators than those spending time playing with gadgets. Children engaged in yoga and sport clubs have a high level of visual and auditory memory, in contrast to children with low physical activity, which differ mainly in the low level of visual memory. Using a computer and other gadgets by a preschooler has both a positive and a negative impact.
motor activity, neurodynamic indicators, psychomotor functions, preschoolers, lifestyle, development, memory, attention