With 7000 chilldren below age 5, from three different countries – Australia, New Zealand and United States of America over three years for this study. The study proves that children who swim start smarter. What do you think? Agree or disagree?
“Researchers from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research surveyed parents of 7000 under-fives from Australia, New Zealand and the US over three years.
A further 180 children aged 3, 4 and 5 years have been involved in intensive testing, making it the world’s most comprehensive study into early-years swimming.
Lead researcher Professor Robyn Jorgensen says the study shows young children who participate in early-years swimming achieve a wide range of skills earlier than the normal population.
“Many of these skills are those that help young children into the transition into formal learning contexts such as pre-school or school.”
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