'Maybe modern kids just want to ride bikes after... →
Dairylea survey that indicates kids, despite our preconceptions, might actually prefer to be out riding their bike rather than playing on a computer. With all the health and social benefits associated with such a form of physical activity- shouldn’t we, as a society, be doing as much as we can to allow them the freedom, and protection, to do so?
'Let's get children moving' & 'Free Range Kids' →
To follow up from yesterday’s post, the attached link from the Independent newspaper discusses the issues of getting children active in light of the government proposals on physical activity. Reading through the content of the article, and the advice on activities for kids, the theme of utilising the natural environment is consistent- from getting out to the garden, to using local green...
Activity, health and the environment
Today the UK Governement, through the Department for Health, released national guidelines on recommended levels of physical activity. The UK physical activity guidelines are a set of guidelines targeted at various age groups, which, for the first time, attempt to deliver a consistent message on recommended levels of physical activity for everyone in the UK. The health benefits of physical...