Opinion: Studies show active kids have better brain function

Winnipeg Free Press

September 7, 2018

Dr. Lawrence Elliott: Winnipeg Free Press

Now that the school year is underway, many parents are once again focused on helping their children maximize their academic potential.

For some, that will involve making time to help kids with their homework. For others, it might mean hiring a tutor to provide some after-class instruction.

But there is one other thing parents can do to help their kids reach their academic potential: make sure they get daily exercise.

That was one of the main points made in the 2018 ParticipAction Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, which was released earlier this year.

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