Monthly Archives: November 2013

Dick Telford is the man! Good thing some LSSSA members are attending the ACHPER Conference next week to hear him as one of the keynote speakers. This article lists him as in charge of a new study showing Fitter children perform better in school. Also mentions him chatting to the ABC (Australia’s national broadcaster) so I think I’ll poke around and find the interview.

Happy reading – Link

Update – Here’s the ABC link – Part of the ABC Science section – It compares NAPLAN Results against Fitness

http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/09/26/3593715.htm

New Research

Two links which seem to reinforce the advantages of physical fitness as it relates to education.

Link 1

Link 2

Both come out of the same study eventually though