Physical Activity and Psychiatric Problems in Children
The Journal of Pediatrics, 05/18/2012
Martikainen S et al. – The authors studied whether physical activity, measured by wrist–worn accelerometers, is associated with mother– and teacher–rated psychiatric problems in 8–year–old children. Higher overall physical activity and more time spent in more intense physical activity were associated with lower odds for psychiatric problems in emotional, social, and behavioral domains.