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Fit to study

FIT to Study

This study is part of a larger research programme funded by the Wellcome Trust and Education Endowment Foundation in order to develop, evaluate and communicate the impact of education interventions informed by neuroscience research.

The Fit to Study Trial is testing a new programme of study for PE lessons, designed tooptimise the benefit of PE for brain function. The Fit to Study project is examining the impact of this programme on academic attainment and cognitive function in Year 8 pupils.


Investigators: Heidi Johansen-Berg, Piergiorgio Salvan, Thomas Wassenaar, Catherine Wheatley

Collaborators: Helen Dawes, Joan Duda, Nick Beale

Current Funders: Wellcome Trust; Education Endowment Foundation

Independent Evaluator: NatCen Social Research


More information:

News article about Fit to Study on the Brookes University website

Information about the project on the Education Endowment Foundation website