- There is a strong link between regular physical activity in childhood and a decrease in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors during adulthood
- Parents and caretakers can be inspirational in their kids' physical activity levels by the facilitation of active play experiences in childhood
It is a well known fact that regular physical activity greatly reduces morbidity and mortality rates of chronic diseases. But how does childhood physical activity alter the chances of suffering from these risk factors later in life. It has been suggested by a variety of sources including the World Health Organization that regular physical activity in childhood can greatly decrease the chances of suffering cardiovascular risk factors in early adulthood and later into adulthood.
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