★ Results of international joint research between Soya Laboratory and external institutions published in international journal

The results of the joint research between ARIHHP, University of Tsukuba (Prof. Soya, Mr. Kikuchi, Dr. Suwabe, and Mr. Fukuie), the National Center for Child Health and Development, the Mongolian National Institute of Physical Education, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba have been published in Pediatrics, which is prestigious international journal in the field of pediatrics.

This study is a large-scale randomized controlled trial that examined the effects of exercise with music on children’s academic achievement and physical and mental health in Mongolia.

It was showed that the intervention of exercise with music improves children’s academic achievement and physical fitness in developing country.


Press release from University of Tsukuba

ーAuthors: Kenji Takehara, Ganchimeg Togoobaatar, Akihito Kikuchi, Gundegmaa Lkhagvasuren, Altantsetseg Lkhagvasuren, Ai Aoki, Takemune Fukuie, Bat-Erdene Shagdar, Kazuya Suwabe, Masashi Mikami, Rintaro Mori and Hideaki Soya

ーTitle: Exercise Intervention for Academic Achievement Among Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

ーJournal: Pediatrics.

ーdoi: 10.1542/peds.2021-052808