Muscular and Aerobic Fitness, Working Memory, and Academic Achievement in Children.

@article{Kao2017MuscularAA,
  title={Muscular and Aerobic Fitness, Working Memory, and Academic Achievement in Children.},
  author={Shih-Chun Kao and Daniel R Westfall and Andrew C. Parks and Matthew B. Pontifex and Charles H. Hillman},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2017},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={500-508}
}
PURPOSE This study investigated the relationship between aerobic and muscular fitness with working memory and academic achievement in preadolescent children. METHODS Seventy-nine 9- to 11-yr-old children completed an aerobic fitness assessment using a graded exercise test; a muscular fitness assessment consisting of upper body, lower body, and core exercises; a serial n-back task to assess working memory; and an academic achievement test of mathematics and reading. RESULTS Hierarchical… CONTINUE READING
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