Sport Health and Academic Success

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Sport Health and Academic Success Sport, Health and Academic Success I. Project Description This project aims to provide weekly sport-based physical activity programming at Champion Schools to improve health and learning. This will include (1) the delivery of programming to students in 7th and 8th grade at one of Champion Schools each Friday during the 2022-2024 fall and spring semesters and (2) an assessment of academic learning at both the programming school and another Champion school not receiving programming (control school). Each semester, programming will rotate between schools to provide all students with the opportunity to participate. II. Scope and Objectives 1. Offer weekly programming on Fridays to 7th and 8th grade students at one Champion school. 2. Administer an academic assessment at the beginning, middle, and end of the semesters to students attending both the programming and control school. 3. Administer an assessment of health during programming. 4. Explore the effect of participating in sport-based physical activity on level of selective attention an indicator of academic success. 5. Produce a report each semester to share findings.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/10/226/30/24

Funding

  • US Department of Education (DOEd): $108,286.00

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