More physical activity linked to better academic performance in youths

10/21/2013 | DailyRx.com

At age 11, boys and girls who participated in more moderate to vigorous exercise each day did better on English, math and science tests, according to a U.K. study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. By age 16, academic performance improved for every 17 minutes of daily exercise in boys, while girls saw improvements in their test scores for every 12 minutes of exercise, researchers said.

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