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Encouraging exercise in children and teenagers

Encouraging exercise in children and teenagers

How can nurses ensure that children and young people are keeping active?

Key learning points:

  •  Exercise is important for weight management and wider health

  •  Sedentary behaviour is increasing and affecting children’s health and wellbeing

  •  Understanding barriers children face in engaging in physical activity will help nurses to develop an action plan encouraging them to engage 

 


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