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Physical Fitness and Academic Success
An analysis of the relationship between physical fitness and academic performance among children in elementary schools in the United States.
# 96717 | 2,110 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 14, 2007 in Education (Physical) , Education (Elementary School)


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Description:

This paper analyzes whether physical fitness improves academic success. The paper specifically focuses on the relationship between physical activity and physical fitness with academic performance among children in elementary schools in the United States. It analyzes previous research done in this area and attempts to reach conclusions based on their results. It also briefly looks at the issues of obesity in children in the United States.

Table of Contents:
Objective
Discussion of General Background Literature
Summary of Pertinent Research
Conclusions of the Literature Review

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Are you Fit Enough to Be Smart? (2006) Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology Vol. 28, Issue 3 p407-407. Academic Search Premiere Database.
  • Breslin, M. (2006) School Tests Notion that Exercise Makes Learning Easier. Chicago Tribune 2006 September 13.
  • Bucceri, Elizabeth (2005) Student Health Taking Center Stage. ACSA Online. Retrieved 2007-01-16. Online available at: http://www.acsa.org/news/news_detail.cfm?type=periodical&id=1605.
  • Coe, D.P.; et al (2006) Effect of Physical Education and Activity Levels on Academic Achievement in Children. Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise Journal 2006 Aug Vol. 38, Issue 8. Academic Search Premier.
  • Gazmararian, Julie A. (2005) Symposium on Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Academic Performance. Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rolins School of Public Health. Retrieved 2007-01-16. Online available at: http://www.sph.emory.edu/CHOQ/PDF/Final%20Report.pdf.

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