En amerikansk forskargrupp har följt ett stort antal barn från förskoleåldern upp till 10-årsåldern med fokus på överviktiga elevers matematikprestationer. I ett pressmeddelande från University of Missouri skriver man
Childhood obesity has increased dramatically throughout the past 40 years and has been tied to many health problems. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that children’s weight is associated with their math performance.
“The findings illustrate the complex relationships among children’s weight, social and emotional well-being, academics and time,” said Sara Gable, associate professor in the MU Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, who led the study.