What is it about?

Physical education is a subject most students have to study. However, it is often pushed to the edge of curriculum priorities in the current environment of standardized testing of students. We examined the real effect that physical education is likely to have on learning from the best evidence currently available.

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Why is it important?

It is the first meta-analysis (highest level of empirical evidence) ever completed on the topic.


It makes a solid case of why physical education should be included (up to daily) as an educational imperative in the development of holistic learning.

Dean Dudley
Macquarie University

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This page is a summary of: What effect on learning does increasing the proportion of curriculum time allocated to physical education have? A systematic review and meta-analysis, European Physical Education Review, February 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1356336x19830113.
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