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Exercise And Fitness, Sources Of Exercise, Cognitive Development And Exercise, Social Development And Exercise

From the time of such theorists as French philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), it has been believed that the child's health plays an important role in development. Some theorists have recognized the importance of regular physical activity in promoting healthy children. It was not until the twentieth century, however, that researchers began examining the importance of regular exercise in the development of children.

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