Pediatrics

COVID-19 physical activity guide for kids

COVID-19 has confined families to their home with children struggling to fill the void left by regular sporting activities and outside play, but parents can take simple steps to maintain their physical activity.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teen team sports participation benefits adult mental health

(HealthDay)—Among individuals exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), team sports participation in adolescence is associated with better adult mental health, according to a study published online May 28 in JAMA ...

Health

Decline in physical activity often starts as early as age seven

Overall physical activity often starts to decline around the age of school entry. While the proportion of physically inactive individuals rises with age, there still are groups of people who manage to increase their physical ...

Health

Why Aussie kids need organised sport

Girls who don't play organised sport early will probably never play—and they'll miss out on health benefits that go with it.

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