Is exercise really good for the brain? Here’s what the science says
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10M ago
One genetic study of over a quarter million people highlights the cognitive benefits of exercise, while another, based on 30 years of scientific literature, says the opposite. Who’s right and who’s wrong ..read more
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School playgrounds are getting squeezed: here are 8 ways to keep students active in small spaces
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1y ago
As enrolments climb and urban spaces become more crowded, some schools have been left with less play space per student than a prison cell ..read more
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Girls should get the chance to play football at school – but PE needs a major rehaul for all students
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1y ago
Physical education is too often sexist and old fashioned. Here’s what it could be like instead ..read more
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Outdoor education has psychological, cognitive and physical health benefits for children
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1y ago
Policymakers can boost outdoor education by integrating it into strategies to enhance both student and teacher well-being and equity ..read more
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London’s Olympic legacy: research reveals why £2.2 billion investment in primary school PE has failed teachers
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1y ago
Many primary school PE lessons have been outsourced to private sports contractors, resulting in the ‘deskilling’ of a generation of teachers ..read more
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How sport can help young people to become better citizens
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2y ago
The benefits of sport for young people include not only health and enjoyment, but also an appreciation of many of the civic values and ethics that make our democracy work ..read more
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Learning through adventure: the many skills that can be taught outside the classroom
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2y ago
Improving social, physical and psychological abilities ..read more
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Distance learning makes it harder for kids to exercise, especially in low-income communities
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2y ago
With many schools closed, children’s health could suffer ..read more
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Kids need physical education – even when they can’t get it at school
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2y ago
Youth physical inactivity was already a problem before COVID-19, but it doesn’t have to stay that way ..read more
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When men started to obsess over six-packs
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2y ago
Greek statues, the Napoleonic wars and the advent of photography all played a role ..read more
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