What is coronavirus?
Why do I feel worried?
Where can I put my worry?
It has some excellent activities the children can do.
For more information, click on the graphic, it will take you to the Children's commissioner site.
They describe and show graphics proving why regular exercise has so many important benefits in addition to improving our physical well-being and fitness. It is all based on scientific research and does highlight some very worrying statistics and trends which we must all be aware of!
This is why the Chief Medical Officer has recommended that ALL children should do AT LEAST 60 MINUTES EVERY DAY of moderate-to-vigorous exercise (where heart rate increases and they get out of breath).
Some of the terminology used in the presentation above:
hippocampus - a part of the brain which plays a major role in learning, memory, emotion and motivation
sedentary - sitting down, inactive
obese - extremely overweight (too much body fat)
cognitive function - the ability to think, learn, remember things
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is used to prevent cross site request forgery. An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: