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.
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