More physical activity improved school performance

October 31, 2014

Just two hours of extra physical activity each week can improve school performance. This has been shown by a study of approximately 2,000 12-year-olds carried out by scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg [in Sweden]. Researchers Lina Bunketorp Käll, Michael Nilsson, and Thomas Linden at the Centre for Brain Repair and Rehabilitation at […]

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Study: Overweight kids may do worse in math

June 15, 2012

June 14, 2012, HealthDay By Serena Gordon Youngsters who are persistently overweight may not perform as well academically – specifically in math – as their normal-weight peers, new research suggests. Although the study didn’t find a direct cause-and-effect relationship between being overweight or obese and school performance,

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