Daily 1 hour workout post school enhances kids' attention span

September 29, 2014 11:33 AM

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Daily 1 hour workout post school enhances kids' attention span

Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that kids engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks.

According to the study, the kids in the exercise group who received a structured intervention that was designed for the way kids like to move performed short bouts of exercise interspersed with rest over a two-hour period, while on average, kids' heart rates corresponded with a moderate-to-vigorous ...

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