2.03 Recreation, sport, arts and leisure contribute to academic success and provide exceptional opportunities for life-long learning
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[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 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.
[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.
[Jul 21 2015]
Physical Activity and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
This systematic review provides preliminary evidence that physical activity may have beneficial effects on cognitive development during early childhood.
[Jun 17 2015]
Green Spaces and Cognitive Development in Primary Schoolchildren
This study found an improvement in cognitive development associated with surrounding greenness, particularly with greenness at schools.
[Mar 23 2015]
Teaching, Learning, and Play in the Outdoors
Teachers evidenced that outdoor learning increases student engagement and enhances educational experience.
[Feb 19 2015]
Physical Fitness and Academic Performance in Youth
Cardiorespiratory capacity and motor ability, both independently and combined, have a beneficial influence on academic performance in youth.