Effect of physical education and activity levels on academic achievement in children.

@article{Coe2006EffectOP,
  title={Effect of physical education and activity levels on academic achievement in children.},
  author={D. Coe and J. Pivarnik and C. Womack and M. Reeves and R. Malina},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={
          1515-9
        }
}
PURPOSE This study was conducted to determine the effect of physical education class enrollment and physical activity on academic achievement in middle school children. [...] Key Method Academic achievement was assessed using grades from four core academic classes and standardized test scores (Terra Nova percentiles). RESULTS Grades were similar regardless of whether students were enrolled in physical education during first or second semesters. Physical education classes averaged only 19 min of MVPA…Expand
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