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10 Benefits of increased Physical Activity for children!

The research is overwhelming in its findings! Increased Physical activity has a whole range of physical, social and emotional benefits. More and more Schools are realising this and putting a greater emphasis on Physical Activity throughout the school day.

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Enhanced cognition/executive function

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Improved memory

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Reduced stress

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Balances mood and behaviour

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Improves academic attainment

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Self-esteem and confidence rises

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Helps children achieve and maintain a healthy body weight

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Research shows that regular physical activity promotes improved school attendance

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Physical activity improves the quantity and quality of sleep

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Regular physical activity helps build strong, healthy muscles, bones & joints