Girls in Sport more girls , more active, more often
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport Why should girls be more active? Source: Nader, et al. (2008). Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity from ages 9 to 15 years. JAMA, 300, 295-305.
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport Why should schools help girls to be more active?
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport How much activity should girls be doing? • A minimum of 60 minutes per dayof moderate to vigorous activity (National Guidelines, Dept of Health & Ageing, 2005) How much activity time should schools provide? • Secondary schools must meet PDHPE curriculum requirements + 80-120 minutes per week of sport
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport How active are girls in NSW schools? All schools showed that on average girls were active for less than 60 minutes per day. ( GIS Intervention & Research Project, 2009 )
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport How can schools make a difference ? Girls in Sport Intervention and Research Project clip
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport Who can benefit from Lifting Your Game? “....I’m glad our school participated in the program, I think it has made a positive impact.....” (Year 9 student on Girls in Sport project)
Lifting Your Game – Girls in Sport So... how do we lift our game? MORE GIRLS, MORE ACTIVE, MORE OFTEN!!