Brain Boost: How Sport and Physical Activity Enhance Children’s Learning

Research Summary

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 research summary presents a detailed overview of the current understandings of the way sport and recreation benefits learning, drawn from a review of the literature. This document is an updated version of 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 Enhance Children’s Learning, Department of Sport and Recreation, Perth.

Updated version of:
Martin KE, 2010 Brain Boost Sport and Physical Activity Enhance Children’s Learning, The University of Western Australia, Department of Sport and Recreation.

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