2014 - Research

Physical Activity Before School, Cognitive Performance, and Academic Achievement in Dutch Adolescents

Let Them Walk or Cycle to School

In this study, associations between objectively measured active commuting to school and cognitive performance and academic achievement in Dutch adolescents were investigated.

  • Active commuting to school was found to be positively associated with executive functioning in adolescent girls.

Van Dijk ML, De Groot, R. H. M., Van Acker, F., Savelberg, H. H. C. M., & , Kirschner PA. Physical Activity Before School, Cognitive Performance, and Academic Achievement in Dutch Adolescents: Let them Walk or Cycle to School! In: events AiCFPaca, editor. ISBNPA conference 2014. San Diego, California, USA.; 2014.

Authored by: 
Van Dijk ML
De Groot
R. H. M.
Van Acker
F.
Savelberg
H. H. C. M.
&
Kirschner PA.