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September 29, 2014

 

Exercise Is ADHD Medication

Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.

James Hamblin Sep 29 2014, 6:05 AM ET

 

Mental exercises to build (or rebuild) attention span have shown promise recently as adjuncts or alternatives to amphetamines in addressing symptoms common to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Building cognitive control, to be better able to focus on just one thin...

September 18, 2014

The Pros and Cons of Mandatory Gym Class in Public Schools

 

Updated February 27, 2014 | by Grace Chen

 

Gym class is invariably portrayed on the silver screen as a time of awkwardness and embarrassment, when kids have to climb ropes and do a certain number of push-ups in a minute’s time. However, gym class is much different now, and it is not surprising that today’s students and parents are questioning why it’s even a mandatory part of the day. After all, according to a M...

September 18, 2014

Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School!

We all want healthy kids, but many kids and adolescents in the United States have grown accustomed to a sedentary lifestyle. Currently, less than half of youth meet the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommendation of at least 60 minutes of daily vigorous to moderate-intensity physical activity, meaning that today, kids exercise less. Kids’ h...

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The Pros and Cons of Mandatory Gym Class in Public Schools

 

Updated February 27, 2014 | by Grace Chen

 

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