Role of childhood aerobic fitness in successful street crossing.

@article{Chaddock2012RoleOC,
  title={Role of childhood aerobic fitness in successful street crossing.},
  author={Laura Chaddock and Mark B. Neider and Aubrey Lutz and Charles H. Hillman and Arthur F. Kramer},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          749-53
        }
}
UNLABELLED Increased aerobic fitness is associated with improved cognition, brain health, and academic achievement during preadolescence. PURPOSE In this study, we extended these findings by examining the relationship between aerobic fitness and an everyday real-world task: street crossing. Because street crossing can be a dangerous multitask challenge and is a leading cause of injury in children, it is important to find ways to improve pedestrian safety. METHODS A street intersection was… CONTINUE READING

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