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As a teacher he/she have to spend a lot of time at school with the students, why not make this time count? Get involved in as many active parts of school life as possible: it may be extracurricular activities, trips, hikes, sport events and more. A teacher must be in better physical condition to establish new bonds with our students as well. Evidence suggests that increasing physical activity and physical fitness may improve academic performance and that time in the school day dedicated to recess, physical education class, and physical activity in the classroom may also facilitate academic performance. Brain health underlies academic performance. Basic cognitive functions related to attention and memory facilitates learning, and these functions are enhanced by physical activity and higher aerobic fitness. So it is proved that relationship among physical activity, fitness is associated with the greatest gains in academic performance.

Key words: Importance, physical fitness and mental health

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