Study protocol: the Fueling Learning through Exercise (FLEX) study - a randomized controlled trial of the impact of school-based physical activity programs on children's physical activity, cognitive function, and academic achievement.

Wright, Catherine M.
Duquesnay, Paula J.
Anzman-Frasca, Stephanie.
Chomitz, Virginia R.
Chui, Kenneth.
Economos, Christina D.
Langevin, Elizabeth G.
Nelson, Miriam E.
Sacheck, Jennifer M.
2016

Background: Physical activity (PA) is critical to preventing childhood obesity and contributes to children's overall physical and cognitive health, yet fewer than half of all children achieve the recommended 60 min per day of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). Schools are an ideal setting to meeting PA guidelines, but competin... read more

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Wright, Catherine, Paula J. Duquesnay, Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, Virginia R. Chomitz, Kenneth Chui, Christina D. Economos, Elizabeth G. Langevin, Miriam E. Nelson, and Jennifer M. Sacheck. "Study protocol: the Fueling Learning through Exercise (FLEX) study - a randomized controlled trial of the impact of school-based physical activity programs on children's physical activity, cognitive function, and academic achievement." BMC Public Health 16, no. 1 (12, 2016): 1-12.
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