Physical activity intervention (Movi-Kids) on improving academic achievement and adiposity in preschoolers with or without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{SnchezLpez2015PhysicalAI,
  title={Physical activity intervention (Movi-Kids) on improving academic achievement and adiposity in preschoolers with or without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Mairena S{\'a}nchez-L{\'o}pez and Maria Jesus Pardo-Guijarro and David Guti{\'e}rrez-D{\'i}az del Campo and Pedro M. Silva and Maria Mart{\'i}nez-Andr{\'e}s and Roberto Gul{\'i}as-Gonz{\'a}lez and Ana D{\'i}ez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Pablo Franquelo-Morales and Vicente Mart{\'i}nez-Vizca{\'i}no},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The prevention of obesity and improvement of academic achievement in children are concerns of industrialized societies. Obesity has been associated with psychological disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, whose prevalence has been estimated at 6.8 % in Spanish children and adolescents. It is known that physical activity is positively related to academic achievement and negatively related to the risk of obesity in children. However, studies to test the… CONTINUE READING
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