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[Mar 26 2017]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Bone Strength From Childhood to Early Adulthood
Canadian researchers found that teenagers who are less active have weaker bones.
[Jan 23 2017]
Sport Participation and Academic Performance in Higher Education
Participation in formal sporting activities is associated with higher grades among university students.
[Dec 27 2016]
Running—It Does the Brain Good
In this study the runners showed greater function connectivity within several areas of the brain, including the frontal cortex, where cognitive functions like planning, decision-making and the...
[Dec 27 2016]
Neighbourhood Environments, Children’s Physical Activity, and Sedentary time
Mixed land use and many playgrounds and sport venues was associated with less television viewing on weekends.
[Dec 06 2016]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Academic Achievement in Children
Lower levels of physical activity and higher levels of sedentary time and particularly their combination were related to poorer reading skills in boys.
[Dec 05 2016]
Are Canadian kids too tired to move?
The report urges Canadians to create policies, strategies, and facilities and re-establish year-round outdoor play, transportation, recreation and sport as norms.
[Sep 06 2016]
Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth
The guidelines provide evidence-informed recommendations for a healthy day (24 h), comprising a combination of sleep, sedentary behaviours, light-, moderate-, and vigorous-intensity physical...
[Jul 11 2016]
Student Outcomes and Natural Schooling
Outdoor learning has a positive impact on children's behaviour, social skills, health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and sense of place.
[Jun 14 2016]
Gardens and Health
Gardens are intimately connected to our health and wellbeing across the life-course.
[Feb 24 2016]
Physically Active Math and Language Lessons Improve Academic Achievement
Physically active academic lessons significantly improved mathematics and spelling performance of elementary school children.
[Feb 16 2016]
Impact of Views to School Landscapes on Recovery from Stress and Mental Fatigue
The study demonstrates that classroom views to green landscapes cause significantly better performance on tests of attention and increase recovery from stressful experiences in high school...
[Nov 02 2015]
The Benefits of Music Education
Music study leads to lasting changes in children’s brains, increasing their capacity to perform tasks that require sustained attention and careful listening and reading.