Another Case for Exercise in the Classroom

December 22, 2011

Exercise in the Classroom Interview with Dr. Katz

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report on school-based physical activity and its association with academic performance this week. They found that exercise didn’t detract from learning in the classroom – it actually helped children stay focused.

“Rambunctiousness in children is normal,” said Dr. Katz. “It calls out for recess, not Ritalin.”