14 Mar, 2017

Timing of the decline in physical activity in childhood and adolescence

An interesting study by John Reilly and his colleagues – and very useful for us. If physical activity levels start to decline from aged 7 – as this study suggests – and not at aged 13 as has been claimed previously, then it is even more imperative that we in EY get some solid foundations in place and absolutely critical that the CMO/EY/PA guidelines are embedded in the EYFSC, and not treated as irrelevant footnotes that ‘may be referred to’ – as is written in the recent Revised Strategic Framework.

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