After-School Exercise Program Boosts Congnition in 7 to 9-Year-Old Kids, Study finds

September 29, 2014 8:45 AM

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After-School Exercise Program Boosts Congnition in 7 to 9-Year-Old Kids, Study finds

Having physical activities and exercise programs after school can do wonders for the cognition abilities of children aged between 7 and 9 years.

The study was conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and included 221 prepubescent children. Half of the children were randomly assigned to the after-school program and the rest were placed on a wait list. All participants underwent cognitive testing and brain i...

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