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September Issue of the Digital Magazine for Pediatric OTs and PTs

View below or download a PDF at http://yourtherapysource.com/magazine.html

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Extra Physical Activity and Academic Achievement

Research on the impact of physical activity intervention program on academic achievement was published in the Journal of School Health. The study provided 408 twelve year olds with an additional two hours per week of extra play and motion activities. The control groups were three different schools (matched for male/female ratio, average level of income, […]

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Exercise and Bone Density

Over 200 six year olds, had their bone mass measured and femoral neck and thigh bones analyzed. The physical activity of the 6 year olds was measured for 7 consecutive days. The results indicated that vigorous physical activity time was related to the strength and mineral density of the femoral neck. The researchers from Southhampton […]