Study: Taekwondo Improves Primary School Children’s Self-Regulation
[Source: Medical Express]
The report, published in the journal Developmental Psychology, details how researchers from the University of Surrey studied 240 primary school students aged 7–11 years across a period of 11 weeks.
Self-regulation describes an individuals’ ability to manage and alter their emotions, behavior and cognition. Good self-regulation is associated with positive mental health benefits and higher academic achievement in children.
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