Children Choose Activity!

University of Buffalo researchers in a new study found that children ages 8-12 were more physically active when they had a greater number of “active ” toys to choose from. Providing kids a variety of active toys,such as a beanbag toss,mini indoor basketball and jump rope,boosted the length and intensity of active play sessions ,especially for girls.The researchers spectulated that being given the power to choose their own recreation motivated the children to be even more active,

 

 

Published in Healthy Living Made Simple

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