Exercise & Health: Key References
These scientific papers explore some of the research that informed The Sport Institute’s article “Movement, Play and Sports: What Are the Benefits?”
Álvarez-Bueno C, Pesce C, Cavero-Redondo I et al., Academic Achievement and Physical Activity: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2017 Dec;140(6)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The association between school-based physical activity, including physical education, and academic performance. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Physical activity facts
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health and Academic Achievement (https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/health_and_academics/pdf/health-academic-achievement.pdf)
Hales CM, Fryar CD, Carroll MD et al., Differences in Obesity Prevalence by Demographic Characteristics and Urbanization Level Among Adults in the United States, 2013-2016. JAMA. 2018 Jun 19;319(23):2419-2429.
Institute of Medicine (IOM), Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School. Kohl HW III and Cook HD, Editors, National Academies Press; 2013; see http://nap.edu/18314.
Janssen M, Toussaint HM, van Mechelen W, Verhagen EA, Effects of acute bouts of physical activity on children’s attention: a systematic review of the literature, SpringerPlus, 2014, 143: 410.
Janssen I and LeBlanc AG. Systematic review of the health benefits of physical activity and fitness in school-aged children and youth. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2010;7:40
Korczak DJ, Madigan S, Colasanto M. Children’s Physical Activity and Depression: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4).
Lee IM, Shiroma EJ, Lobelo F, et al,; Lancet Physical Activity Series Working Group. Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy. Lancet. 2012;380(9838):219-29.
McMurray RG and Ondrak KS. Cardiometabolic risk factors in children: importance of physical activity. Am J Lifestyle Medicine, 2013;7:292-303.
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Shay CM, Ning H, Daniels SR, Rooks CR, Gidding SS, Lloyd-Jones DM, Status of cardiovascular health in US adolescents: prevalence estimates from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) 2005-2010, Circulation.2013; 127: 1369-1376
World Health Organization, Global recommendations on physical activity for health, 2010.
Yang L, Cao C, Kantor ED et al., Trends in Sedentary Behavior Among the US Population, 2001-2016. JAMA. 2019 Apr 23;321(16):1587-1597