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Children exercised less during lockdown – here’s how to get them moving again

ANURAK PONGPATIMET/Shutterstock Alison Owen, Staffordshire University Lockdowns during the pandemic aimed to limit the spread of COVID-19 and related deaths. However, these lockdowns also affected how active people were. Children became significantly more sedentary. There is a risk that short term changes in children’s physical activity in reaction to COVID-19 may end up extending beyond the duration of the pandemic. …

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