An honest and necessary read for all those engaged with the health of young children.
New WHO-led study says majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk
WHO report, study is based on data gained from 1.6 million 11 to 17-year-old students.
Monitoring the levels of physical activity of more than 2,000 children from 57 primary schools across South West England, children are less active at 11 yrs than they were at aged 6.
We had a very interesting week last week. Our favourite resources? A length of magic hose that I was given. I cut the end off and then tied it in a circle. It is soooo stretchy that it is like a bungee cord. Children have been...
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.
With a growing majority of the world’s people living in urban areas, cities have a crucial role to play in ensuring the health and safety of people worldwide.
Nothing new, mainly about how the large organisations will spend even more money on schemes that are often ill monitored and evaluated.
Risky play in 1-3 yr olds in Norway, an unpublished PhD thesis from 2018.
Paper from McMaster University in Journal of Paediatrics.
APPG Report | December 2016 | PHYSICAL EDUCATION There are many recommendations flowing from this Report. This is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to...
Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland 2016-12-03 Recommendations for physical activity in early childhood The Joy in Motion programme, aimed at increasing the level of physical activity in...
HM Government – published 18 August 2016.
• Only one in 10 children aged 2–4 is active for 3 hours or more daily.
The Economic Journal | 23 May 2016 Abstract This article studies the effect of free pre-school education on child outcomes in primary school. We exploit the staggered implementation of free part-time pre-school for three year...