Child Health | Sports For Kids Edmonton

By: Sports For Kids  09-12-2011

Over the past 25 years, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents has risen, with the most substantial increases observed in economically developed countries… In 1978/79, 12% of 2- to 17-year-olds wereoverweight, and 3% were obese—a combined overweight/obesity rate of 15%. By 2004, the overweight rate for this age group was 18% (an estimated 1.1 million), and 8% were obese (about half a million)—a combined rate of 26%
- StatsCan

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While you are counting, your brother or sister can find a place to hide where they can still see you. Hide and Go Seek Find an open and safe space in your house or backyard. Close your eyes and count to thirty using an inside voice. The last person you find is the next game’s seeker.