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Research finds 4-year-olds are not physically ready to start school

Research finds 4-year-olds are not physically ready to start school

Sun, 09 Sep 2018 17:22

New research from Loughborough University has revealed many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school.

Early Years specialists in the University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences tested 45 Foundation Stage children at two different schools and found a larger number than previously estimated are experiencing problems with balance and coordination that are impacting their ability to learn in class.

Is prioritisation of funding in elite sport effective? An analysis of the investment strategies in 16 countries

Is prioritisation of funding in elite sport effective? An analysis of the investment strategies in 16 countries

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:42

Research question: This paper explores the extent to which nations prioritise elite sport funding; whether such nations are more successful than those whose funding is more diversified; and, if the sports that receive the most funding are also the most successful.

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