2005 - Research

Physical Activity and Student Performance at School

This article reviews research on the association between physical activity among school-aged children and academic outcomes.

  • Literature suggests that there may be short-term improvements, but long-term improvements of academic achievement as a result of physical activity are not well substantiated.
  • The relationship between academic achievement and physical activity requires further research.

Tara, Howard. “Physical Activity and Student Performance at School.” Journal of School Health. 75.6 (2005): 214-218.

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