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Title: Quick Review of the Report “Exercise Improves Executive Function and Achievement and Alters Brain Activation in Overweight Children: A Randomized, Controlled Trial”
Description: This randomized, controlled trial examined whether exercise offered to sedentary, overweight children ages 7 to 11 improved executive function—defined as strategy execution when presented with a novel task—and academic performance in reading and math.
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Cover Date: March 2012
Web Release: March 13, 2012
Publication #: WWC QREI0312
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Quick Review
Achievement (Student)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Quick Review, please contact:
Erin Pollard.