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09 December 2010

Girls who walk, bike to school do better in tests

Girls, but not boys, who walk or bike to school instead of getting a ride perform better in tests of verbal and maths skills.

Girls, but not boys, who walk or bike to school instead of getting a ride perform better in tests of verbal and maths skills, according to a new study of teens. And the longer the commute, the higher the test scores, regardless of how much exercise girls got outside of school.

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