US Naval Officers: Academic Background & Assessing Job Performance

Research Paper Title College Quality and Employee Job Performance: Evidence from Naval Officers. Background This study analyses the effects of college quality and individual academic background on selected job performance measures for officers working in professional and managerial jobs in the US Navy. Methods The study analyses performance indicators at selected career points for cohorts in two occupational groups.… Read More

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Physical Fitness & Academic Performance: Any Link?

Research Paper Title Physical Fitness and Academic Performance: Empirical Evidence from the National Administrative Senior High School Student Data in Taiwan. Background This study examined the relationship between the changes of physical fitness across the 3-year spectrum of senior high school study and academic performance measured by standardised tests in Taiwan. Methods A unique dataset… Read More

Empirical Evidence: Physical Fitness & Academic Performance

Yesterday we looked at Karen Rodenroth’s dissertation on the connections between physical activity and academic performance. Today we can look at an empirical study which also looks at the link between physical activity and academic performance. Abstract This study examined the relationship between the changes of physical fitness across the 3-year spectrum of senior high… Read More

What’s the Connection between Physical Activity & Academic Performance

So what is the connection between physical activity and academic performance? Reading this dissertation by Karen Rodenroth submitted in 2010 to the Faculty of the School of Education, Liberty University, might give you an idea. Abstract In this study, fourth and fifth grade students’ physical fitness levels were compared to their academic achievement based on the… Read More