Does being physically active have a positive impact on university students' academic performance?
Population: Who are you interested in?
Intervention: What health related activity are you curious about in relation to this population?
Outcome: What benefit to this group are you interested in?
|University Students||Physical Activity||Academic Success|
|Undergraduate students, College students, Graduate students||Exercise, Physical fitness, Swimming, Running||Academic achievement, Academic performance|
Combine search terms with AND to narrow a search. exercise AND "academic success" will look for articles that contain both words. Used for tying the PICO elements together.
Combine search terms with OR to expand a search: exercise OR "physical activity" will look for articles that contain either word. Used for tying synonyms together.
Use "quotation marks" to search for a phrase. "physical activity" will look for the two words directly adjacent together. physical activity will look for each word individually anywhere in the article.
(“undergraduate students” OR “college students” OR “graduate students” OR “university students”) AND ( exercise OR "physical activity" OR "physical fitness" ) AND ( "academic success" OR "academic achievement" OR "academic performance" )