Objectively measured sedentary time and academic achievement in schoolchildren
This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between objectively measured total sedentary time and academic achievement (AA) in Portuguese children. The sample comprised of 213 children (51.6% girls) aged 9.46 ± 0.43 years, from the north of Portugal. Sedentary time was measured with accelerometry, and AA was assessed using the Portuguese Language and Mathematics National Exams results. Multilevel linear regression models were fitted to assess regression coefficients predicting AA. The results showed that objectively measured total sedentary time was not associated with AA, after adjusting for potential confounders.
Lopes, L., Santos, R., Mota, J., Pereira, B. & Lopes, V. (2017). Objectively measured sedentary time and academic achievement in schoolchildren. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35 (5), 463-469.