2 Oct, 2015

Innovation in combatting children’s inactivity and obesity

Conference | Active Movement | November 27,2015 

A behavioural perspective and practical solutions.

The statistics about children’s well-being make uncomfortable reading.

The long-term future for our children’s health is concerning government, local authorities and educational bodies alike, but the measures to counteract over-eating and under-activity still comprise of diet and exercise regimes that few follow.

At the same time there is increasing evidence that long-term well-being is affected not simply by low levels of fitness. Our increasing sedentary behaviour is now a definitive health risk for all ages.

To counter this, it is time to consider a new approach that instills activity into children’s everyday routine  – not for fitness today but as a behavioural norm that will protect them tomorrow.


Innovation in inactivity and obesity, sponsored by Active Movement, is a conference dedicated to defining this new approach. Speakers such Dr William Bird, Linda Baston-Pitt and Dr Mike Loosemore will be revealing new thinking and practical solutions in the field of education, nutrition and behaviour covering the early years of children’s development.

Some tickets still available | Booking