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Children exercised less during lockdown – here’s how to get them moving again

Research has been conducted around the world to discover how to pandemic has impacted exercise levels in children. Image: UNSPLASH/Rachel

Alison Owen

Lecturer in Health Psychology, Staffordshire University

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There are numerous benefits to children increasing their physical activity, both psychologically and physically. Image: UNSPLASH/Robert Collins
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Research has shown that owning a pet dog boosts activity levels in children. Image: Pixabay/Pasja1000

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