Kerryn Boogaard Kerryn Boogaard
Beverly Goldsmith Beverly Goldsmith
Zoe Bingley-Pullin Zoe Bingley-Pullin

Infographics: Benefits of Active Kids:

Physically Active Kids Perform Better In School
By Motherpedia
Date: July 28 2015
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"There is a significant positive relationship between physical activity & academic performance."

  • Active children are 20% more likely to earn an A in Math or English
  • 74% of the children ages 5 through 10 do not get enough exercise

"Numerous links between mind and body have been documented, and there are reasons to believe physical activity could aid learning."

  • Standardized Test Scores of children who have been physically active for at least 3 years have increased by 6%


Just one physically active lession creates:

  • 13% increase in students' physical activity for the week
  • 21% decrease in teachers' time managing behavior

"Human and animal studies show brain areas involved in movement and learning are intimately connected and physical activity could increase those neural connections."

  • 7.5 hours / day - The average amount of time 8 to 18 year olds spent on entertainment media including TV, computers, video games, cellphones & movies

"Physical activity might alter arousal through neurohormonal mechanisms, which could improve the child's attention in the classrom."

  • For 20 minutes physical activity, students tested better in reading, spelling & math and were more likely to read above their grade level.
  • 9 months of physically active afterschool program improved memory tasks by 16%

"The present study supports the contentions of physical educators that children who are more active and physically fit may be better learners as well."



Soccer Time Kids is a sports program specifically designed for children from 1 to 5 years old. Our course will encourage children to participate in physical play in the form of soccer based activities in order to develop their early years gross motor skills.

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