• Teach Physical Education Everyday Because it Boosts the Brain, say Scientists

    Physical education should be taught every day at school because exercise boosts brain size and improves academic performance, a study has shown for the first time.

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  • Study: Make Exercise Programmes Part of Mental Health Treatment

    Mental health providers should integrate personal training programmes into their patients’ treatment plans, a new study suggests.

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  • Mind Partnership Reveals Mental Health and Sport Link

    Two-year programme reinforces benefits of regular exercise to mental wellbeing

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  • Survey Shows Large Gender Gap in Attitudes to Physical Activity for Teenagers

    Data released today by the Youth Sport Trust and Women in Sport shows a shocking gender divide in attitudes towards physical activity for secondary school aged children.

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  • GM Under 5’s Work Promoted as Good Practice by All-Party Parliamentary Group

    GreaterSport’s insight and initiatives have been promoted as good practice within a report recently published by The All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood.

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    Summary of the National Child Measurement Programme

    The NCMP is a national public health assessment completed by local authorities monitoring the changes in BMI of children aged 4-5 years and 10-11 years. The programme collected and examined data between 2006-7 and 2015-16.

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