Relationship between physical fitness and academic performance in South African children

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Pienaar, Anita Elizabeth; Truter, Leani; Du Toit, Dorita;
  • Publisher: SA Association for Movement & Leisure Science
  • Subject: academic achievement | children | Physical fitness | obesity

The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement in an urban South African group of primary school children. A one-way cross-sectional design was used to assess physical fitness of children 9 to12 years (N=212) by... View more
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