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Studies Indicate that Physical Education and Recess Breaks May Help Academic Performance

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network


In the United States, schools have budgetary problems that have resulted in the slashing of physical education and recess programs. Some studies suggest that an active child, who gets some breaks during the school day for recess and / or physical education, may be able to concentrate better and perform better in school. In the United States, there is a nationwide problem with obesity and school children. Both schools and parents need to encourage and provide children with a reasonable amount of physical activity, recess and play. You can read more about this story and these interesting studies at Study: Physical Activity in Schools Can Help Boost Performance.

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