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
Two links which seem to reinforce the advantages of physical fitness as it relates to education.
Both come out of the same study eventually though
Interesting site this one. Funding ideas related to health and safety in a way that changes people behaviour through Play. Here’s their stairs idea and here’s their website with other cool ideas. An oldie but a goodie.
The new rules page has had a revamp. Please let me know if there are any rules missing and/or any rules you’d like added to make it easier for your school. email
Finally getting the website up and running. Please checkout the resources page for new equipment (and old) in case you’d like to borrow.