It’s not just lack of ability or desire stopping kids getting access to activity, there are a number of other barriers, too.
This series has looked at how to get kids moving, a goal we can all agree is worthwhile. But is physical activity accessible to all students? We look at some potential barriers preventing children from getting active.Read More
It’s easy to overdo things when you’re starting out with a new exercise regime, and youngsters are particularly liable to get over-enthusiastic. Follow our advice to keep students safe and healthy.
If you’ve been following our series on getting kids moving, your students should already have made that all important first step to improving their activity levels.Read More
You know that kids need to get moving more and you’ve got some idea of what they should be doing. But how are you going to encourage them to do so?
Here we give you some tips on what you can do.Read More
In part one of this series we looked at how the majority of UK children don’t get the government-recommended minimum of 60 minutes’ moderate exercise per day, and ways to address this.
The activities suggested can be categorised as four main types: everyday activities; getting out in nature; organised sports; and active play.
Here we’ll consider each in a bit more detail.Read More
Are your students getting enough exercise? Probably not, according to the latest research.
Government figures show that 79% of boys and 84% of girls don’t get the minimum of 1 hour of moderate exercise per day, as recommended by the UK chief medical officers.Read More