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    6 in 10 children in Greater Manchester do not meet recommended activity levels

    Active Lives Children and Young People Survey, the first survey of its kind, shows that only 40% of Greater Manchester children do an average of more than 60 minutes of physical activity a day

    By GreaterSport ,
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    £346m childcare cash surplus 'should be used to get kids active'

    More than £346m in "wasted" childcare funding should be used to get children more active and fight the growing epidemic of health issues among the young.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Coaching parents may reduce child’s obesity

    Changing the way that parents interact with their infants could help combat child obesity, a US study suggests

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  • Right to be Active

    With 80% of girls and 77% of boys not meeting the activity recommendations set out by the Chief Medical Officer the Sport and Recreation Alliance has been prompted to announce the “Right to be Active” campaign, calling for all sectors to align their visions.

    By Francesca Speakman,
  • ukactive Pledges to Deliver on Government’s Healthy School Holiday Vision

    ukactive has pledged to work ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Government to eradicate child health inequalities caused by school summer holidays.

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  • Relax Kids Manchester - Children’s Activity, Relaxation and Wellbeing

    Classes aimed at teaching everyday techniques to children to help develop and promote good mental health saw an improvement in measured areas for all children's. Read about the programme here.

    By GreaterSport ,