|Kick kiddie anger|
Exercise decreases anxiety and depression in children. And a new study suggests it also makes them less angry. Researchers had 208 sedentary and overweight 7- to 11-year-olds either do aerobic activity after school or remain inactive. After three months, aggressive behaviors such as hitting fell in the kids in the active group. For young people struggling with weight, exercise may help them feel better—inside and out.