Physically fit children have higher scores in memory tests, study says

09/11/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A study of 48 9- to 10-year-olds showed that better physical fitness was associated with improved memory skills. When the participants were tested on how much they recalled from lessons on geography the previous day, physically fit children had an average score of 54.2%, compared with 44.2% in children with lower fitness levels. The findings appear on the website of PLoS One.

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