Activity Brain Boost

“In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two mean, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the two together. With these two means, man can attain perfection.”  – Plato

Exercise not only creates a strong body but also a strong mind. There are many benefits to academic performance and brain health associated with physical activity, such as:

  • Increases blood flow to the brain
  • Decreases stress/anxiety
  • Increases in attention, memory, focus, and concentration
  • Reduces inappropriate behaviors
  • Improves mood and sleep
  • Can improve academic achievement
  • Boosts decision making skills
  • Improves ability to multi-task
  • Assists in building pathways to be successful in developing written and oral language, math and reading skills, and general knowledge