11-04 Health Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children and Youth

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11-04 Health Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children and Youth

Summary

The benefits of physical activity in chronic disease prevention and management have been well established in the literature. Physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of; coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity and certain types of cancers.

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Publication Date: April 1, 2011
Volume or Issue: 11-04