Almost a third of South Tyneside kids active for less than half an hour a day



Almost a third of children and young people in South Tyneside do less than half an hour of physical activity a day, according to new research.
The Active Lives Children and Young People survey, published by Sport England, found that an estimated 5,200 children aged between five and 16 in the borough do less than 30 minutes of exercise a day on average.
A further 4,500 manage an average of at least half an hour a day, but less than an hour.
The Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines state that children should get at least an hour of physical activity every day – but 82% of five to 16-year-olds... read more

 
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