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A 36-year-old member asked:

how effective is fresh air and exercise for children ages 4-12?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Effective...: ...Means it's helping you achieve an outcome you are looking for. If that outcome is a reduction in illnesses, then yes, it is fairly effective.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
So important: Physical activity (especially in a green space) is so helpful for a balanced and healthy children's lifestyle.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston commented
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Effective fot what?
Nov 15, 2015

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What is the appropriate amount or type of exercise for children?

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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
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"Play 60": The nfl players association i think has it right. Their commercials encourage school children to "play 60"--meaning 60 minutes each schoolday with some meaningful movement. Almost anything outside would be a safe movement if no indoor playground exists.

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