Phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity a fam­ily af­fair

Balonne Beacon - - NEWS -

QUEENS­LAND Health is call­ing on par­ents to boost their kids’ phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity, with new re­search show­ing kids are more likely to be ac­tive when the fam­ily is ac­tive.

Chief Health Of­fi­cer Dr Jean­nette Young said the re­search sur­veyed par­ents of chil­dren aged five to 17 years, and aimed to un­der­stand where chil­dren played and how of­ten.

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