The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between physical activity and students' classroom behavior. This descriptive study explored student classroom behavior. This study is to find answers to the following research question: What is the relationship between negative classroom behavior and the amount of time spent in daily physical activity?

Understanding the effects of physical activity on student classroom behavior can help school teachers and administrators in their creation of school scheduling and policy. A sample of students from grades kindergarten thru second grade was used from Pine Island Public Schools. The data was analyzed using aggregate data analysis.


Margaret Murray-Davis

First Committee Member

Marlene Tappe

Second Committee Member

Matthew Buns

Date of Degree




Document Type



Master of Science (MS)


Health Science


Allied Health and Nursing

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