Acute Effects of Classroom Exercise Breaks on Executive Function and Math Performance: A Dose-Response Study.

  title={Acute Effects of Classroom Exercise Breaks on Executive Function and Math Performance: A Dose-Response Study.},
  author={Erin K Howie and Jeffrey Schatz and Russell R Pate},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  volume={86 3},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the acute dose-response relationship of classroom exercise breaks with executive function and math performance in 9- to 12-year-old children by comparing 5-min, 10-min, or 20-min classroom exercise breaks to 10 min of sedentary classroom activity. METHOD This study used a within-subjects experimental design conducted in the spring of 2012. Ninety-six 4th- and 5th-grade students in 5 classrooms in South Carolina were randomized to receive each… CONTINUE READING
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