Figure 1. A child developing his motor skills.

School Physical Activity Intervention’s Impact on Children’s Motor Skills

By: Ramanjot Singh ‘19 Previous research has shown that quality physical education may improve children’s focus on tasks. Dr. Ryan Burns from the University of Utah decided to further these findings by analyzing the effects of enhanced physical activity on children’s gross motor skills. He hypothesized that installing a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programming (CSPAP) would significantly advance their motor skills. For 36 weeks, CSPAP’s … Continue reading School Physical Activity Intervention’s Impact on Children’s Motor Skills