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Returning to School: Covid-19 – take a moment to reflect2nd June 2020
As we being to prepare for phased returning of pupils to schools after Covid-19 temporarily closed schools to all pupils except those of key workers, it is important we take a moment to reflect and ...
COVID-19: Interpreting the Government Guidance in PESSPA Contexts26th May 2020
In this post we aim to add some examples of how government guidance can be implemented in practice and welcome more ideas on how you are approaching PESSPA.
Ofqual Grading Advice on GCSE and A Levels 202019th May 2020
New Ofqual grading advice following consultation decisions Consultation decisions on who should receive a calculated grade for GCSEs, AS and A levels were published on the 5th of May 2020. The consultation on the exceptional ...
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Brain Breaks – Physical Activity Solutions in the Classroom and on Attitudes toward Physical ActivityPublished by International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health in 2020
Abstract Classroom-based physical activity (PA) interventions have received considerable attention due to improvements seen in academic achievement, classroom behaviours, and attitude toward PA. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the ...
A Scoping Review of Children and Adolescents’ Active Travel in IrelandPublished by International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health in 2020
Abstract There appears to be a lack of existing data that comprehensively summarises the evidence of children and adolescents’ active travel in the Republic of Ireland. In lieu of this, a scoping review was conducted ...
The Role of Fitness – Differences in Brain Volume between Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Overweight and Obese ChildrenPublished by Journal of Clinical Medicine in 2020
Abstract The aim of this study was to examine the role of fitness and whether metabolically healthy overweight/obese children have greater global and regional grey matter volumes than their metabolically unhealthy peers. We further examined ...