Who is to blame and who will fix it?
It is hard to hold our kids fully responsible for this poor result. Turn off the TVs and get them active. Our kids are spending about 3 hours a day in front of the TV (sedentary behaviours rated F)
- B for government measures to combat physical inactivity
- C sports participation and transportation
- D overall physical activity levels
- D physical education
- D school environment
- D community and built environment
Click here to read the full Discovery Vitality Healthy Active Kids South Africa Report Card 2014
New series of 30-minute modules on the health benefits of physical activity might help you towards a healthier 2015:
New series of 30-minute modules on the health benefits of physical activity might also help you towards a healthier new year:
2012 Lancet Series Physical Activity Series... “physical activity is not just about exercise to control obesity; regular activity improves mental health, cognition, and general academic performance, and reduces anxiety and depression, as well as adding to quality of life in terms of socialising”
Loads of evidence-based knowledge to implement.