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Martin Burrett

Sports involvement linked to fewer depressive symptoms in children - 4 views

    "Participation in team sports is associated with fewer depressive symptoms in children, whereas non-sport activities have no association with symptoms, according to a study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, published by Elsevier. The association was found only for boys. The findings suggest that exercise could have anti-depressant effects in adolescents. "These interesting results provide important clues as to how exercise benefits mood in children and reveals the important role that gender plays in these effects," said Cameron Carter, MD, Editor of Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging."
Martin Burrett

Girls need more positive experiences of ball skills - 3 views

    "Children's positive perception of moving is an important supporter for natural physical activity and developing motor skills. A study at the University of Jyväskylä suggests that children had high perceptions of motor skills. Some gender differences were identified, however: girls were better in locomotor skills and boys had higher perception and actual skills in ball skills. "Because ball skills are typically utilized in versatile surroundings and good ball skills are a predictor for more frequent physical activity levels in adolescence, we should encourage girls to play more with balls already in early education," says PhD student Donna Niemistö from Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences. "In boys, there could be more locomotor skills like galloping and hopping involved. Niemistö concludes, "All children regardless of gender have a right to have positive and encouraging experiences of movement.""
Jeff Andersen

CBS head predicts TV, digital will battle for NFL rights | Marketing Dive - 5 views

    Les Moonves, chairman, president and CEO of CBS Corp., told an audience at the Deutsche Bank 2017 Media & Telecom Conference that TV networks will face off against digital properties like Facebook and Google in the next bidding battle for the rights to the NFL, according to Ad Age. The NFL's current deals are in place through 2022.
Brendan Lea

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NuSkool- uses pop culture to enhance learning - 3 views

    Gr6-12 "If students could develop their school's curriculum this is what it would look like. Find lessons that teach core academic subjects through popular culture including Math, Science, English, History and many more!"
N Butler

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - English Literature - Video summaries - 60 views

    Great place for video summaries on stories.
Chris Friberg

Boston sports - 14 views

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