Entering another period of online learning brings back the challenges that go hand in hand with it - more screen time, more time spent sitting, less physical activity, less time spent outdoors, more stress and less opportunities for fun and leisure activities. So what better time than now to remind ourselves of some of the benefits of physical activity.
Physical activity is not only essential for healthy growth and development, but also important to learning. Research shows that physical activity of any kind - team sport, biking, hiking, swimming or playground games - has positive effects on the brain and on school performance
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