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CDC Analysis Suggests P.E. Can Boost Student Learning
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Not Your Father’s PE
Fall 2006 | Education Next

The Centers for Disease Control has reviewed 50 studies looking at the relationship between physical activity at school and academic achievement, and reports that half of those studies find a positive effect. The other half of the studies find either no statistically significant effect or a negative effect. An article in the Fall 2006 issue of Ed Next investigated the likely impact of requiring more phys ed in schools.

Last updated May 7, 2010