What's a Kid's Ability to Think? Study Finds Weight and Activity Level Matter
[Source: Medical X-Press]
Weight and physical activity levels are both factors in a child’s ability to acquire and use knowledge, a new study finds.
Children who were lean and active scored better on cognitive tests than either their lean, inactive peers or overweight, inactive children, according to the study in the journal Pediatric Exercise Science. The study provides some of the first evidence that weight, independent of physical activity, is a factor.
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