New study reveals primary school aged children learn better after physical activity
- 77% of participating schools noted an improvement in brain function and learning in pupils after exercise
- Brain speed improved by up to 19% after exercise
- Classes from St. John’s CE (VA) J&I School take part in Super Movers experiment
The Huddersfield Town Foundation and students from local school St. John’s CE (VA) J&I took part in a Super Movers experiment that has demonstrated the positive effect exercise has on the learning power of children at primary school age.
The study looked at the impact of physical activity on behaviour and classroom achievement, with 77% of participating schools noting an improvement in brain function and learning in their pupils after exercise.
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