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Associations between objectively measured physical activity and academic attainment in adolescents from a UK cohort

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ABSTRACT Exercise Applications to Childhood ADHD

“Exercise Applications to Childhood ADHD” is the title of a report on new research published in last month’s issue of the Journal of Attention Disorders. According to the abstract: The leading hypothesis of the underlying physiology of this disorder of inattention and/or … Continue reading

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Exercise Boosts Brain Prefrontal Cortex In Children

“Exercise Boosts Brain Prefrontal Cortex in Children” is the title of a recent post by brain science blogger Bill Yates. In his post, he discusses implications of new research that Frontiers in Human Neuroscience published last month: The effects of physical … Continue reading

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Elite Athletes Also Excel at Some Cognitive Tasks

This just in from ScienceDaily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318151634.htm Their article references new research – “Perceptual-cognitive expertise in elite volleyball players” — that appeared n the March 7, 2013, issue of Frontiers in Movement Science and Sport Psychology: http://www.frontiersin.org/Movement_Science_and_Sport_Psychology/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00036/abstract ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC … Continue reading

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