Research: School recess promotes academic and social success

Read below for research on the importance of school recess. If you know of a study that should be included, please send it to me at:

How Movement and Exercise Help Kids Learn 

Institute of Medicine of the US National Academy of Sciences: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

American Academy of Pediatrics: The Crucial Role of Recess in School

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Strategies for Recess in Schools

Washington Post: Physical Activity May Help Kids Do Better in School, Studies Say

Live Science: Taking Away Recess Bad for AHDH Kids, Experts Say

The Copenhagen Consensus Conference 2016: children, youth, and physical activity in schools and during leisure time

Curry Alumni Answers: Keeping Kids Active

Exercise and Recess in Schools: Why it’s Essential

Texas School Triples Recess Time, Solves Attention Deficit Disorder


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