|Photo by Chucka_NC on Flicker Creative Commons License|
The results indicated the following:
- cardiovascular endurance declined significantly within the 46 years
- average changes were similar between boys and girls, younger and older kids, and across different regions, although they varied from one country to another
- today's children are about 15% less aerobically fit than children 30 years ago i.e. about 90 seconds slower when doing a timed mile.
Get Moving Flashcards - Powerpoint and PDF
Get Moving Flashcards is a collection of 5 physical activity breaks (jogging in place, marching, squats, jumping jacks and trunk twists) randomly placed between flash cards.
Find out more information.