Investigating links between moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and cognitive performance in elementary school students

@inproceedings{Pirrie2012InvestigatingLB,
  title={Investigating links between moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and cognitive performance in elementary school students},
  author={A. Melissa Pirrie and Ken R. Lodewyk},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract Background Research has noted both physical and psychological benefits when children participate in physical activity. Recent studies indicate there may also be academic benefits and students may be more efficient learners after physical activity. This study investigated the influence of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) on four cognitive processes: planning, attention, simultaneous processing, and successive processing. Methods Participants were two classes of fourth-grade… CONTINUE READING

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