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What do parents and teachers have to say about physical activity?

Parents discuss challenges facing young children and physical activity

We asked parents and teachers what they think about physical activity, its role in obesity prevention and strategies for encouraging young children to be active.

In this video parents and teachers discuss many challenges facing children engaging with adequate physical activity.

Conversation starter

  • Can you relate to any of the issues raised?
  • Do you agree or disagree with their opinions?
  • Have you had similar experiences or tried similar strategies?
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Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living

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