Examining the impact of 45 minutes of daily physical education on cognitive ability, fitness performance, and body composition of African American youth.

@article{Reed2013ExaminingTI,
  title={Examining the impact of 45 minutes of daily physical education on cognitive ability, fitness performance, and body composition of African American youth.},
  author={Julian A. Reed and Andr{\'e}a L. Maslow and Savannah Long and Morgan Hughey},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          185-97
        }
}
OBJECT Increased importance on academic achievement has resulted in many school districts focusing on improved academic performance leading to reductions in physical education time. The purpose was to examine the effects of 45 minutes of daily physical education on the cognitive ability, fitness performance and body composition of African American elementary and middle school youth. METHODS Participants completing the informed consent in grades 2nd to 8th were included in the study. A pre… CONTINUE READING

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