Active Living Research Report on Active Education

In schools across the United States, physical education has been substantially reduced— and in some cases completely eliminated—in response to budget concerns and pressures to improve academic test scores. Yet the available evidence shows that children who are physically active and t tend to perform better in the classroom and that daily physical education does not adversely affect academic performance. Schools can provide outstanding learning environments while improving children’s health through physical education.

Read the Report:

https://activelivingresearch.org/sites/default/files/ALR_Brief_ActiveEducation_Summer2009.pdf

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