Does exercise improve academic performance?

05/16/2011 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Connecticut education officials are encouraging teachers to include more physical activities in classroom lessons, citing research that finds it improves concentration and academic performance. One high-school teacher has adapted musical chairs to literature lessons, and a health teacher has students compete in races during class. One high-school principal also is hoping that exercising prior to taking standardized tests will help improve scores.

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