How Does Exercise Affect Performance in the Classroom?
Exercise for children: Why keeping kids physically fit is good for the brain and helpful in the classroom
We often hear about exercise as a remedy for poor health and child obesity. But exercise for children is important for other reasons too.
It appears to stimulate brain growth and boost cognitive performance. It helps kids focus. It may make it easier for kids to learn and achieve.
So when adults create environments that prevent kids from being active, we aren't only undermining their health. We're also making it harder for kids to succeed in school.