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ADISSA The Value of Sports to Learning Wed 17 Nov 2021

Impact of Sports on Learning

The positive impact of sport stretches far beyond the physical. Exercise and sporting activity can have significant knock-on effects on other areas of a child’s academic performance.

Engaging a child in their work is one of the biggest challenges a schoolteacher is presented with. A study from VU University in the Netherlands showed how exercising can improve the attention span of school pupils, and a report from the Pediatrics Journal showed how students who exercise after school can improve their executive control.


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