2019, Number 4
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ABSTRACTHealth is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. Academic performance refers to the evaluation of acquired knowledge. School abandonment and lag are phenomena that involve social, personal and institutional factors. Health problems are one of the individual factors that affect school performance. Physical activity is associated with achievement, having a positive impact on academic results. The academic performance of the students varies significantly according to their formation, the causes of this behavior are of multifactorial origin. This article presents a compilation of diverse sources of information and analyzes them to present the relationship between the different determinants with academic performance.
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