What is coronavirus?
Why do I feel worried?
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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
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