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E-Games Could Be Effective at Combating Youth Obesity, Study Suggests

E-Games Could Be Effective at Combating Youth Obesity, Study Suggests | Elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Among elementary school-aged youths, active video games can have similar benefits for children as traditional physical education.

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How Exercise Can Boost Young Brains

How Exercise Can Boost Young Brains | Elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Encourage young boys and girls to run, jump, squeal, hop and chase after each other or after erratically kicked balls, and you can substantially improve their ability to think.

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Vajda, J.'s curator insight, March 16, 2017 2:25 AM


Did you know: that the children in this exercise group (experiment) also displayed substantial improvements in their scores on each of the computer-based tests of executive function. They were better at “attentional inhibition,” which is the ability to block out irrelevant information and concentrate on the task at hand, than they had been at the start of the program, and had heightened abilities to toggle between cognitive tasks.

 

Nic Gibson's curator insight, May 29, 2017 10:37 PM
A great insight to how fitness relates to young brains and their mental health.
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Jim Terwilliger on Twitter

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Physical Education at Ironton Elementary is...

A JOURNEY!!

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Computer games vs PE: teachers use tech to get students moving - The Guardian

Computer games vs PE: teachers use tech to get students moving - The Guardian | Elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
There’s no doubt sport is better exercise than playing on PlayStation, but educators say students’ love of technology could actually get them moving
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Modified Striking Games for Elementary Physical Education - YouTube

This video provides an example of games that will help elementary students (grade 1-3) begin to understand the concepts of striking games. Following the TGfU...
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