Brain Boost: How Sport and Physical Activity Helps Your Kids Learn Better

Information Booklet

Project:

Sport Advocacy

Published:

2015

Published by:

Department of Sport and Recreation WA based on research review by CSRR.

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Brain Boost comprised a summary of research findings and an information brochure presenting the benefits of sport and physical activity for children’s learning.

The information booklet presents an overview of the main ways that engaging in sport and physical activity lead to better outcomes for children in school, drawn from CSRR’s review of current research in the field. As part of a wider sport advocacy program undertaken by the Department of Sport and Recreation, and supported by CSRR research, the booklet aims to broaden public understanding of the areas in which sport and recreation can benefit society.

This document is a based on prior research by Dr Karen Martin, University of Western Australia, for the Department of Sport and Recreation. CSRR undertook a review and supplemented this research to inform DSR’s publication.

How to cite:

Department of Sport and Recreation, 2015, Brain Boost: How Sport and Physical Activity Helps Your Kids Learn Better, Information Brochure, Department of Sport and Recreation, Perth.

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