Major study into children’s exercise

A major study into children’s exercise has been published in medical journal BMJ Open

Researchers from University College London strapped accelerometers (basically a souped-up pedometer) to six and a half thousand children aged 7 to 8, measuring their activity over a week.

Whilst 51% of the children were getting the hour of exercise per day recommended by the government, 49% weren’t.

Read more on the Institute for Outdoor Learning website.