Category: Child Health

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78% of UK children failing to meet recommended fitness levels

Fit For Sport, the UK’s leaders in engaging and educating children and young people through physical activity, have revealed that a worrying 78% of primary school pupils across the UK measured through their Healthy Active Schools System (HASS) are failing to meet the recommended fitness levels for their age group.

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Learning Together to Improve Child Health

The pioneering ‘Learning Together’ scheme by the RCPCH and the RCGP advocates GP and paediatric trainees working side by side in order to share ideas and learn from each other.

Fairness for Children

hbsc & unicef | A league table of inequality in child well-being in rich countries | 2016 This Report Card presents an overview of inequalities in child well-being in 41 countries of the European Union (EU) and the...

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet

HSCIC | 28 April 2016 Key facts In 2014/15, more than 1 in 5 children in Reception, and 1 in 3 children in Year 6 were measured as obese or overweight. Children in most deprived areas are twice as likely to be obese than...

Obesity Data and Tools

NCMP Local Authority Child Data Profile Child obesity data from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP)2006/07 to 2014/15 are now available in an online child obesity local authority data tool. The tool provides local...

Sally Goddard Blythe

Consultant in Neuro-Developmental EducationInternational Director of The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology in Chester and author of books on child development   The Institute for Neuro-Physiological...

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