Exercise and Children’s Intelligence, Cognition, and Academic Achievement

@article{Tomporowski2008ExerciseAC,
  title={Exercise and Children’s Intelligence, Cognition, and Academic Achievement},
  author={P. Tomporowski and C. Davis and P. Miller and J. Naglieri},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={111-131}
}
Studies that examine the effects of exercise on children’s intelligence, cognition, or academic achievement were reviewed and results were discussed in light of (a) contemporary cognitive theory development directed toward exercise, (b) recent research demonstrating the salutary effects of exercise on adults’ cognitive functioning, and (c) studies conducted with animals that have linked physical activity to changes in neurological development and behavior. Similar to adults, exercise… Expand
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