21 Jun '14

News Autumn-born children better at sport, says study

If you want your child to make the school team try to ensure they are born in November or October, say researchersWant your child to be good at sport, make the school team and maybe one day even compete on the world stage? Well, try to ensure that your would-be Olympian or World Cup winner is born in November or, failing that, in October.A study led by one of the country's leading experts on children's physical activity has found that school pupils born in those months were fitter than everyone else in their class. Continue reading...

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