Believe Move Grow

By Daniel Elias

Welcome to the Believe Move Grow podcast. My name is Daniel Elias, a Physiotherapist with a mission to improve the health of children and young people to facilitate a healthy, happy existence. Every week I’ll be interviewing experts in the field of exercise, cognition, mindset training, psychology, nutrition and sleep, with the aim to find out what the leading clinicians, researchers and teachers are working on to allow children the chance to reach their full potential in a healthy, balanced way.

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    Episode #24. A physical literacy informed Physical Education curriculum with Liz Durden-Myers
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    Episode #23. The impact of growth and maturation on youth sport and exercise with Sean Cummin.
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    Episode #22. Creating school learning environments with physical movement at its heart from the co-founder of Teach Active Jon Smedley
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    Episode #21. How to raise emotionally healthy children with Maureen Healy.
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    Episode #20. Being creators of change in physical education through the double diamond approach and the power of convergent and divergent thinking with Professor Stuart Fairclough.
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    Episode #19. Strategies to support children’s and teacher’s mental health and how to create a school culture where physical and mental well-being are the heartbeat of the school with Neil Moggan
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    Episode #18. Brendan Creed – The power of imperfection, knowing your true self and how to deal with constructive criticism.
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    Episode #17. Lawrence Foweather – The importance of developing movement skills in relation to children’s developmental stage and the impact of gender, ethnicity and deprivation on motor competence.
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    Episode #16. Charlie Foster OBE – Influencing policy change towards physical activity, leadership qualities required to impact change and the importance of emotive messaging to influence policy makers
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    Episode #15. Scott Grace - National Technical Lead for Youth Development for England Athletics on how to retain children within sport, the stretch panic arc model and the downside to early maturation
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    Episode #14. Will Swaithes - The power of human connection in PE, finding the ‘struggle zone’ and the challenge of taking children into the learning pit and working on things they are not so good at.
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    Episode #13. Shaun Dowling – The impact on Covid-19 on the PE profession, providing choice of pedagogy within your sport and the Challenge 2020 project.
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    Episode #12. Danni Wade – How to speak to children about emotions, acknowledging children and young people’s inner voice and the power of self-talk.
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    Episode #11. Michelle Segar - The power of knowing your ‘why’ when exercising, how emotions trump logic in relation to exercise motivation, and how to prioritise self-care.
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    Episode #10. Jonas Salzgeber - stoic philosophy for children, how to be more altruistic than self-absorbed, and thoughts on how children can organise their mindset to manage peer pressure.
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    Episode #9 with Linda Pagani – Part 2 on how motor skills strongly predict math skills, the impact of early childhood TV viewing and child directed educational programmes.
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    Episode #8: Linda Pagani - Part 1 on how enjoying the journey is important in children's sport, parents pre-occupation with children's cognitive skills and the impact of exercise in ADHD.
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    Episode #7. Shaun Dowling – Teacher training in Iraq, the student voice, impact of London 2012 Olympics on sport participation in schools and the EDUCATION part of physical education.
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    Episode #6. Kasey Orvidas – The differences between a growth and fixed mindset, how to cultivate a growth mindset in children, and how obesity traits as adults can linked back to childhood.
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    Episode #5. The physical activity tool belt and how to successfully promote physical activity in schools with Professor David Lubans
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    Episode #4: Professor Stuart Biddle - Does the “Sport Route” promote physical activity, ability vs. effort/hard work and physical education being a key player in the tackling of obesity
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    Episode #3. Paul Zientarski – Founder of Learning Readiness PE on challenging the status quo on how Physical education is taught
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    Episode #2 Dr Charles Hillman - Re-engineering physical activity back into children’s lives, physical education in schools, obesity and cognition, and exercise to improve cognition.
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    Episode #1: Helen Douglas - The love/hate relationship towards exercise in children, predictors of exercise maintenance, exercise identities and the barriers and facilitators to exercise adherence
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