Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Childhood physical inactivity reaches crisis levels around the globe


Public Release: 26-Nov-2018
Report compares 49 countries; says 75 percent of countries have failing physical activity grades
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute

Children around the world are not moving enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a global report released today.


The report revealed that modern lifestyles - increases in screen time, the growing urbanization of communities and the rise in automation of previously manual tasks - are contributing to a pervasive public health problem that must be recognized as a global priority.


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