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Are Our Kids Getting Enough Exercise?

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Are Our Kids Getting Enough Exercise?

According to a paper by the University of Washington and published in Pediatrics, pre-school children only get about 48 minutes of exercise on average per day. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that kids get at least one hour of daily physical activity. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently stressed that “play is fundamentally important for learning 21st century skills, such as problem solving, collaboration, and creativity, which require the executive functioning skills that are critical for adult success.”1  Children, even pre-school boys and girls, spend a lot more time these days on a device or...

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