FITKids Intervention Boosts Brain Function, Cognitive Abilities (1 of 2) (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption Children who engaged in an after-school physical activity program for nine months performed better on several measures of cognitive function at the end of the intervention. Credit L. Brian Stauffer Usage Restrictions Image may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this release. Credit required: L. Brian Stauffer Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.